Refugee Crisis: The Plight of Haitian Refugees Victims of U.S. Foreign Policy
Wedderburn, Patrice A.
Washington and Lee University -- Capstone in Shepherd Poverty Program
Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
Emigration and immigration -- Government policy
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Patrice A. Wedderburn is a member of the Class of 2003 of Washington and Lee University.Capstone; [FULL-TEXT FREELY AVAILABLE ONLINE]This paper . . . will cover several areas beginning with the UNCHR’s [United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees] definition of refugee and the role of international refugee law, a description of the conditions faced by the typical Haitian refugee, followed by the history of U.S. policy towards Haitian refugees, perceptions of Haitian refugees in the U.S., the conflict between U.S. policy and international law and finally possible solutions to ease the plight of the Haitian refugees attempting to resettle to the U.S. [From introductory section]Patrice Wedderburn