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Diversity Today - World Refugee Day

Today is... ‘World Refugee Day’

A “Refugee” is a person who is recognised by the government as having a fear of being persecuted in their country for reasons of Race, Religion, Nationality, Membership (of a particular group), Political Opinion. Refugees can apply for British
Citizenship after 5 years.

An “Asylum Seeker” is someone who is waiting for the government to decide if they are regarded as a refugee (note - not all refugees have been Asylum Seekers).

More details at: www.un.org/en/events/refugeeday/ <http://www.un.org/en/events/refugeeday/>

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 00:00