Migrants or Refugees: What’s in a Name, Anyways?

The migration crises in Europe and Southeast Asia has taken far too many lives and continues to create political and social obstacles for the international community to solve. Is violent conflict and political strife the root of the dilemma forcing people to flee their home countries? Or does the problem lie in the way we…
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The Human Cost of “Not in My Backyard”: Who is Responsible for the Migrants at Sea?

Part I:  The Rohingya and Southeast Asian Countries The Mediterranean migration crisis is not just Europe’s problem, just like the Rohingya refugees are not simply Southeast Asia’s responsibility. The United States, as a Western democracy that supports human rights for all, also has a moral obligation to lead by example and provide support and aid…
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