Myth Or Fact

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Myth Or Fact

  1. 1. Myth orFact?<br />Dena Dyer, Community Liaison, CFS<br />
  2. 2. Myth or fact?<br />Refugee camps are temporary places of shelter.<br />Fact: The average stay in a refugee camp is seven years.<br />
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  4. 4. Myth or fact?<br />Refugees don’t pay taxes.<br />Fact: Refugees end up paying $7 per dollar that’s spent on helping them resettle.<br />
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  6. 6. Myth or fact?<br />Refugees are potential terrorists.<br />Fact: Refugees have to go through numerous interviews and background checks.<br />
  7. 7. Myth or fact?<br />Refugees get a “free ride.”<br />Fact: Most refugees become self-sufficient soon after arrival.<br />
  8. 8. Myth or fact?<br />Working with refugees is depressing.<br />Fact: At CFS, we wear a lot of hats—but we havea lot of fun! <br />

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