Asylum Seekers Stereotypes

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conceptualised as an important factor in influencing credibility. Results are discussed in terms of possible heuristics involved in judgements of an asylum-seeker population, as well as implications for vulnerable asylum seekers whose symptoms do not conform to stereotypes` . Talking about new recruits Juany states that they are not taught about refugee’s rights and options but techniques to identify the lies in asylum seekers narratives. He further says `that if you find inconsistencies you are less likely to believe and so to give them entry. Some people think that exaggerating makes the story more credible and in fact it is the opposite, because then they mix lies with truths and create inconsistencies’ (Jubany, 2011.p82). One could argue
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