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1 Thanks go to the Jesuit Refugee Service. This quiz has have been developed in response to earlier work by them. This project on CST and Migration is developed by the Margaret Beaufort Institute of Theology funded by the Plater Trust hosted by Caritas-Social Action Network MIGRATION QUIZ What do you know?

2 What is a refugee? A. A foreign person in a country B. A person who has fled their country for fear of persecution C. A person who has moved to a new country for a better job and more money

3 Definition of a refugee from: 1951 UN Convention on Refugees, art. 1(A)2. The person is outside his/her country of nationality or habitual residence The person is unwilling/unable to seek protection from that country Because of a well founded fear of persecution in country of origin for reasons of: Race, Religion, Nationality, Social group or Political opinion

4 A. 1 million B. 240,000 C. 20,000 How many applications for asylum did the UK receive in 2011? Immigration Removal Centre - Morton Hall Photograph from UK Home Office,

5 Applications for asylum statistics/research-statistics/immigration-asylum-research/immigration-q /asylum-q (1) A process preventing certain nationalities from appealing a decision while in the country (non-suspensive appeals process) was introduced in (2) Juxtaposed controls were opened in France and Belgium in 2002 and (3) Fast-track facilities for asylum applications were introduced in Answer: c

6 A. 75% B. 50% C. 25% What percentage of refugees seeking asylum in the UK were accepted in 2011? (This number does not include those succeeding through appeal)

7 Answer: C. In Of the 17,496 initial decisions in 2011, 25% were grants of asylum, 8% grants of a form of temporary protection (humanitarian protection or discretionary leave) and 68% were refusals. Source: Earthworks Plus Teachers’ Resource Book, J. Widdowson, (Hodder Murray, 2002) statistics/immigration-asylum-research/immigration-q1-2012/asylum-q1-2012

8 A. Afghanistan B. Iraq C. Sudan From which country to the majority of refugees in the world come?

9 Source: UNHCR Report: ‘A Year of Crises: Global Trends 2011’, p. 14

10 And refugees who come to the UK... Source: UNHCR Report ‘Asylum Levels and Trends in Industrialized Countries’, p. 43

11 A. True B. False The UK takes in the most numbers of refugees in Europe:

12 False - the UK isn’t even in the highest in Europe Source: UNHCR Report ‘A Year of Crises: Global Trends 2011’, p. 26

13 And financially... Source: UNHCR Report ‘A Year of Crises: Global Trends 2011’, p. 15

14 As a final exercise, suggest some recent world events which have caused the displacement of large numbers of people around the world


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