Refugee U.S. Citizen

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Jacob Aleth CIS 1020-059 November 28, 2010. Refugee U.S. Citizen. Person persecuted for their race, religion, nationality, Belongs to a particular social group, or Political opinion. Who is a refugee?. Fear Freedom taken away No respect Insecurity - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


<p>Refugee</p> <p>Refugee U.S. CitizenJacob AlethCIS 1020-059November 28, 2010</p> <p>Who is a refugee?Person persecuted for their race, religion, nationality,Belongs to a particular social group, orPolitical opinion.</p> <p>Life in the refugee campFearFreedom taken awayNo respectInsecurityLack of food (constant hunger)Hopelessness</p> <p>Resettlement Through the United Nations High Commissioner for RefugeesApply for Refugee status Tell your life story to UNHCRAfter accepted, wait for a country openingInterview with countrys government (U.S.=INS)If accepted, must pass medical examInternational Organization for Migration arranges travel</p> <p>4Steps to become a u.s. citizenSteps for a RefugeeTime frameResidency statusUpon arrival in United StatesGreen card application1 year after arrivalCitizenship application5 years after arrivalInterview and testUp to 1 year after applicationCitizenship ceremonyUp to 6 months after passing interview and test</p> <p>I Pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America.</p>