Examples of refugee in a Sentence
Thousands of refugees have fled the area.
refugees began returning to their homeland after years of political unrest and war
Recent Examples of refugee from the Web
Hundreds of thousands of Palestinians fled and became refugees.
As Bloomberg reported this week, both Facebook and Google worked diligently to maximize the reach of Islamophobic video ads for an anti-refugee nonprofit called Secure America Now.
The Supreme Court had been scheduled to hear arguments on his second travel ban, inked in March, which barred the entry of citizens from six Muslim majority countries and refugees from everywhere.
In Germany the far-right Alternative for Germany party won 12.6% of parliamentary seats in part because of fears and falsehoods spread on social media, such as the idea that Syrian refugees get better benefits than native Germans.
Guest speakers will discuss immigration, human trafficking, refugees and the environment.
Students from Burroughs and Burbank high schools are working on portraits of children in refugee camps around Syria.
Since June 2015, dozens of students have entered and graduated from the Common Table culinary arts program, which provides professional training for refugees and other Louisvillians who face barriers to entering the food service industry.
Ankara halted the westward flow of refugees, mostly Syrians, and in return received €3 billion ($3.51 billion) from EU countries—plus political and economic promises.
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