Articles Posted in Immigration

The recent news of refugees arriving in the U.S. has sparked a sharp divide amongst citizens who fear increasing crime rates. For generations refugees, immigrants, and asylum seekers have been easy scapegoats in regards to crime rates. Xenophobia, the irrational fear or dislike of people from other countries, seems to rear its ugly head when governments agree to take in people fleeing genocide and other human rights atrocities.  Continue reading →