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Civics Flash Cards for the New Naturalization Test, 2009 by Citizenship and Immigration Services (U.S.)

By Citizenship and Immigration Services (U.S.)

M-623 (Rev. 03/09. those flash playing cards may help immigrants find out about U.S. historical past and govt whereas getting ready for the hot naturalization attempt. those flash playing cards can be utilized in the school room as a tutorial instrument for citizenship training. 104 playing cards published on either side, bought as a collection. writer Homeland safety Dept., usa Citizenship and Immigration provider, workplace of Citizenship - Year/pages 2009: field of 104 playing cards; ailing. - English

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Meanwhile, UNHCR made ‘repeated calls for measures to be taken by the [UN] Security Council to ensure the civilian and humanitarian nature of the refugee camps’ (UNHCR, 2000a, 254). In the end, inaction on the part of the international community frustrated efforts to find a solution to either challenge. By mid-1996, ‘the situation in the Great Lakes region was extremely tense’ (UNHCR, 2000a, 259). Rwanda was increasingly frustrated with inaction on the part of the international community to separate the armed elements from the refugee population, while host states like Zaire and Tanzania expressed their frustration with the lack of donor engagement to mitigate the burden of hosting large refugee populations.

Declining growth, coupled with population increases, resulted in a significant reduction in per capita income in Africa through the 1980s. At the same time, Africa’s terms of trade were drastically affected by the declining value of the continent’s main exports – such as cocoa, coffee and cotton – relative to the cost of imports, leading to a decline in real terms by about a third between 1980 and 1987. In response, African states borrowed heavily, with total African debt climbing from about US$16 billion in 1970, to US$58 billion in 1980, to US$144 billion in 1987.

By the early 1980s, it was recognized that donor governments were increasingly reluctant to fund lengthy care and maintenance programmes. At the same time, ‘African states stressed the need for greater international burden sharing so that they could better manage the adverse impact of refugees on their economies and environments’ (Loescher, 2001, 227). Using their increased influence in the UN General Assembly (UNGA), African states pushed for additional resources for the assistance of host states in Africa.

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