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RAIS Refugee Youth Music Group | refugeemusic

RAIS Refugee Youth Music Group is an organization that takes refugees from all over the world and brings them together to make music from their home culture. These refugees come from all over the world.
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Kenney's refugee bill could deport young, mentally ill - Politics - CBC News

Kenney's refugee bill could deport young, mentally ill - Politics - CBC News | Immigrant Youth | Scoop.it
Professionals who work with immigrants and refugees are raising concerns that new federal legislation unfairly punishes the young and the mentally ill.
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Suu Kyi, Burma's opposition leader, talks importance of youth ...

“We need so much help to bring our young people up to the standard that has been achieved in other countries,” she said. Her message resonated with students in attendance. Roger Li, CC '15, wrote about Suu Kyi in one of ...
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Push for change for kids - Calgary Herald

Push for change for kids - Calgary Herald | Immigrant Youth | Scoop.it
Push for change for kidsCalgary HeraldRoberts is pushing a modified shopping cart 1000 kilometres from Calgary to Vancouver throughout July and August, with the aim of raising awareness about the challenges some teens and young adults face.
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Survival in the city: youth, displacement and violence in urban settings

This Policy Brief provides initial reflections on the phenomenon of urban violence, its links to urban displacement, particularly displaced youth, and the implications for humanitarian action.
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TheRecord - Mural project helps young refugees express themselves

TheRecord - Mural project helps young refugees express themselves | Immigrant Youth | Scoop.it
When you’ve heard bombs dropped on your city or soldiers walking the streets of your town, you learn not to draw attention to yourself.
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Africa: Online Learning Inspires Refugees : NGO News Africa

Africa: Online Learning Inspires Refugees : NGO News Africa | Immigrant Youth | Scoop.it
... in secondary schools, according to a recent assessment by the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), higher education is generally considered a low priority and opportunities for young refugees like Kabeya are extremely limited.
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UN welcomes European Union's adoption of joint resettlement programme for refugees - UN News Centre

UN welcomes European Union's adoption of joint resettlement programme for refugees - UN News Centre | Immigrant Youth | Scoop.it
UN News CentreUN welcomes European Union's adoption of joint resettlement programme for refugeesUN News CentreYoung asylum-seekers play in front of a reception and integration centre in Bulgaria.
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Secretary Clinton At Town Hall in Tunis With Youth - AllAfrica.com

Secretary Clinton At Town Hall in Tunis With Youth - AllAfrica.com | Immigrant Youth | Scoop.it
Tunisia LiveSecretary Clinton At Town Hall in Tunis With YouthAllAfrica.comYoung people in many countries are combining technologies and ethics to reinvigorate grassroots public service, and we're seeing the results as they stand up against corrupt...
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In Iran, UNHCR project provides comfort to troubled refugee youth - AlertNet

In Iran, UNHCR project provides comfort to troubled refugee youth http://t.co/dKWBIedY via @addthis...
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Undocumented Youth Urge GOP Candidates To Tone Down Rhetoric - Talk Radio News Service

Undocumented Youth Urge GOP Candidates To Tone Down Rhetoric - Talk Radio News Service | Immigrant Youth | Scoop.it
Undocumented Youth Urge GOP Candidates To Tone Down RhetoricTalk Radio News ServiceBy Staff|2/27/2012 4:06 PM By Lily Benitez De Luna On the eve of Arizona's GOP primary, an organization representing undocumented young people are calling on GOP presidential...
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Conference helps young immigrants find common ground - Hamilton Spectator

Conference helps young immigrants find common ground - Hamilton Spectator | Immigrant Youth | Scoop.it
Conference helps young immigrants find common groundHamilton SpectatorDorway joined about 30 other high school students Saturday at the first Immigrant Culture and Arts Association (ICAA) Hamilton Youth Conference.
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Immigrant youth launch action week aimed at passage of New York DREAM Act

Immigrant youth launch action week aimed at passage of New York DREAM Act | Immigrant Youth | Scoop.it
Everybody knows that dreamers never give up.

And that’s true for the young, undocumented immigrant Dreamers who for 10 years have fought for the opportunity to get an education.

Tomorrow a group of them from our city are launching a week of a ...
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Youth Inclusive Neighbourhoods, Immigrant Services Calgary - Alberta Justice

RT @askisc: Youth Inclusive Neighbourhoods, Immigrant Services Calgary - Alberta Justice http://t.co/uA7jAAlA...
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Literacy drive goes to the dogs - Ottawa Citizen

Literacy drive goes to the dogs - Ottawa Citizen | Immigrant Youth | Scoop.it
Literacy drive goes to the dogsOttawa CitizenThe Ottawa School of Speech and Drama uses funds from the foundation to help immigrant and at-risk youth from ages 9 to 17 to explore their stories and experiences through theatre and exercises designed...
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Tales of Young Canadians in China | youxie.ca

Tales of Young Canadians in China | youxie.ca | Immigrant Youth | Scoop.it
Canadians see a land of opportunity—in China. Maybe a new life awaits you in Nanjing. by Mka Rekai, Maclean's. Go east, young man. Os Ishmael/Novus Select. When Noel Muller returned to Toronto from China in 2010, he was thrilled to be home.
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Program hopes to help young immigrants find - and keep - their jobs - MetroNews Canada

Program hopes to help young immigrants find - and keep - their jobs - MetroNews Canada | Immigrant Youth | Scoop.it
Program hopes to help young immigrants find - and keep - their jobsMetroNews CanadaAccording to Margaret Ko, EAL Coordinator Teacher of WEP, said the aim “is educate young newcomers about pre-employability skills so that they become successful in...
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Life on hold: the story of a Somali teenage refugee - video

Film-makers Nick Francis and Marc Silver travelled with Amnesty International to a refugee camp in Tunisia where they met Omar, a Somali teenager (Life on hold: the story of a Somali teenage refugee - a beautifully filmed video http://t.co/YPChYe5i...
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Governor General wants new exchange program for youth - CBC.ca

Governor General wants new exchange program for youth - CBC.ca | Immigrant Youth | Scoop.it
CBC.caGovernor General wants new exchange program for youthCBC.caGovernor General David Johnston, seen here at Rideau Hall on April 5 prior to leaving for last weekend's Vimy Ridge commemorations, told The Canadian Press he's working on plans for a...
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I just want to study | Developing Education

I just want to study | Developing Education | Immigrant Youth | Scoop.it
Refugee Support Network (RSN) has been working with young asylum seekers and refugees in London since 2008, and runs the UK's only specialist service providing advice and support to young asylum seekers and ...
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Stories of immigration, cleverly told by teens - Chicago Sun-Times

Stories of immigration, cleverly told by teens - Chicago Sun-Times | Immigrant Youth | Scoop.it
Stories of immigration, cleverly told by teensChicago Sun-Times... complicated issue of immigration.
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Of Young Immigrants Who Arrive Alone, Many End Up Homeless in Chicago

Of Young Immigrants Who Arrive Alone, Many End Up Homeless in Chicago | Immigrant Youth | Scoop.it
Last year, more than 8,000 immigrant children left their native countries on their own to seek a new life in the United States. Many have ended up homeless, like two young men now at La Casa Norte.
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Illegal immigrant runs for student body president at Texas A&M

Illegal immigrant runs for student body president at Texas A&M | Immigrant Youth | Scoop.it
Jose Luis Zelaya sat at a long table in front of a packed auditorium on the Texas A&M campus Thursday night, steadying his nerves for his second student body presidential debate. How would his legal status play a role if he was elected president?
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UN jobs forum hears call to unlock potential of young people - UN News Centre

UN jobs forum hears call to unlock potential of young people - UN News Centre | Immigrant Youth | Scoop.it
UN News CentreUN jobs forum hears call to unlock potential of young peopleUN News CentreHere at the United Nations, we believe that we should start with young people.” Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has made the empowerment of youth one of his...
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Iranian group helps youth adjust to Canada - YorkRegion.com

Iranian group helps youth adjust to Canada - YorkRegion.com | Immigrant Youth | Scoop.it
Iranian group helps youth adjust to CanadaYorkRegion.comToday the group provides a soccer league and homework and literacy help for ages 8 through 19 in Thornhill, Richmond Hill and North York to immigrants from Iran and other countries including...
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