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Website Links:

UNHCR Refugees
Canadian Council for Refugees
World Refugee Day Calgary
Immigration and Refugee Board
Citizenship and Immigration Canada
World Refugee Day Australia
Refugee Health Vancouver
Refugee Sponsorship Training Program

Other Resources:

Resources for Teachers:
Teaching Refugees with Limited Formal Schooling - Calgary Board of Education

Embracing Our Humanity: Celebrating Unity in Diversity - Government of Canada and Government of BC

Refugee Services Toolkit - Boston Children's Hospital Center for Refugee Trauma and Resilience

Bridging Refugee Youth and Children's Services (BRYCS)

UNHCR Teachers' Corner

Students from Refugee Backgrounds: A Guide for Teachers and Schools, BC Ministry of Education, 2009.

Refugees: A Canadian Perspective - Teachers' Guide, UNHCR

Children and War Toolkit, Canadian Red Cross, 2011

On Public Perception of Refugees:
"Mystery Ships and Risky Boat People: Tamil Refugee Migration in the Newsprint Media," Ashley Bradimore and Harald Bauder, Metropolis BC, 2012.

World Migration Report 2011: Communicating Effectively About Migration, International Organization for Migration (IOM)

Myths and Facts About Refugee Claimants, Canadian Council for Refugees, 2011

"Refugees get more than seniors? Not true!" Bill Tieleman, The Tyee, Aug 31, 2010

On Policy:
Bill C-31 - Rolling Back Refugee Protection: At What Cost? Canadian Council for Refugees

"Changes to Healthcare for Refugee Claimants and Protected Persons Inhumane," Media Release, Canadian Council for Refugees, April 27, 2012

Refugee Transportation Loans, Canadian Council for Refugees

Family Reunification, Canadian Council for Refugees

Refugee and Migrant Rights, Amnesty International Canada

"The Growing Culture of Exclusion: Trends in Canadian Refugee Exclusions," Asha Kaushal and Catherine Dauvergne, Metropolis BC, 2011.

"The Future of Colombian Refugees in Canada: Are We Being Equitable?" Francisco Rico-Martinez, Canadian Council for Refugees, 2011.

"Welcome to Canada: The Experience of Refugee Claimants at Port-of-Entry Interviews,"
Canadian Council for Refugees and Sojourn House, 2010.

"Detention and Best Interests of the Child," Canadian Council for Refugees

On Integration:
"From 'One Nation, One People' to 'Operation Swaagatem': Bhutanese Refugees in Coquitlam, BC,"
Kathy Sherrell, Chris Friesen, Jennifer Hyndman, and Subrath Shrestha, Metropolis BC, 2011.

Changing Faces, Changing Neighbourhoods:
Government Assisted Refugee Settlement Patterns in Metro Vancouver, January 2005 - December 2009,
Immigrant Services Society of BC (ISSofBC)

"Refugee Mental Health and the Meaning of Home," Laura Simich, Metropolis Canada, 2010.

On Health:
"Mental Health Considerations in Refugee Populations," Fareen I. Karachiwalla, UBC Medical Journal Vol. 2, No. 2, March 2011.

"War Trauma in Refugees: Red Flags and Clinical Principles," Claudia Maria Vargas, Here to Help, 2007.