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  • UNHCR: Asylum Levels and Trends in Industrialized Countries, First Half 2009. As of October 21, 2009.
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    • 1. Refugees in Atlanta
      hardship, hope, and helping
      Book Proposal for KSU MAPW coursework
    • 2. Refugees in Motion
      The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) protects refugees in nations all around the world.
      Screening for resettlement is harsh, and simple life choices can result in disqualification.
      Refugee camps do the best they can; however, they are often over-populated, limited on resources, and only marginally safe.
    • 3. Refugee Nations
      44 nations welcome refugees that apply through the UN Refugee Agency.
      As of the 1st semester of 2009, the United States continues to be the leading recipient of asylum applications.
      An estimated 23,700 individuals submitted a claim.
      Data dated October 21, 2009 from the UNHCR.
    • 4. Refugees in Atlanta
      This illustrated book will bring the reader into the world of immigration and show them the impact of resettlement agencies, government aid, and community support in helping refugees rebuild their lives in Atlanta, Georgia.
      Photos
      First-hand accounts
      Successes and failures
      Resettlement agency profiles
      Interviews with volunteers and refugees
    • 5. Atlanta Resettlement Agencies
      Atlanta Bhutanese Refugee Support Group
    • 6. Resettlement Area: Dekalb County
      Clarkston, Doraville, Decatur, Stone Mountain
      MARTA
    • 7. Helping Hands
      Resettlement Agencies agree to provide:
      Furnished home
      Help with rent and utilities
      Health care
      Nutritious, affordable food
      English language classes
      Education for children
      Social services and community support
      Legal services towards residency and citizenship