Argumentative Essay On Refugees

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Lost Identities Everyone has experienced loss in one way or another, some have lost close family members while others have lost their homes. In times like these people feel as though their whole world has come to an end right before their eyes; however, they are only losing a part of their lives which they can learn to survive without. What if your world really did come to an end right before your eyes and you had no place to go? Millions of refugees experience this feeling every day as country after country shuts its doors in their faces. Although there may be negative externalities to a high influx of refugees into a foreign country, it can be beneficial to both parties if refugees are granted entrance into other countries, both from a humanitarian and economical point of view. To begin with, it is a natural instinct embedded in humans to instantly want to help those around who are in need, especially in the case of war. As a country gets involved in war it should be the duty of the countries surrounding it to not only offer assistance, but also to provide a safe environment and a home to its refugees. In 2014, there were 19.5 million refugees worldwide (Turner, 2015).19.5 million people who have had their entire lives flipped upside down in the blink of an eye. The majority of these refugees are not responsible for the breakout of war; nevertheless, they have had to deal with its consequences. It is inhumane to enjoy the luxuries that life has to offer, while others
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