Bangladesh Teenagers: Rohingya Muslims and Mediterranean Sea
bangladesh teenagers: The Rohingya Muslims forced out of Myanmar to Bangladesh; teenagers from Mexico and Central America seeking safety in the United States; Syria's war refugees; men from South Sudan and Nigeria crossing the Mediterranean Sea to feed their families they are among the human wave roiling every continent, according to The Chronicle Herald. The international community must work with shared and long-term political choices to manage a phenomenon that involves the entire world, Italian President Sergio Mattarella, whose country is on the receiving end of Europe's immigration front line, said in a World Refugee Day message. The journeys that brought them to Rome and the sleepless nights wondering if they would be allowed to stay was being repeated in cities and countries around the world on World Refugee Day as millions of people sought to flee persecution, violence, war and poverty. While migration to the world's 35 richest countries dropped slightly last year for the first time since 2011, asylum claims rose by 26 per cent in the United States, according to a new report from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, which represents the wealthy nations. OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurria insisted that since migration is here to stay, countries need to work to integrate newcomers and to prepare their native-born populations to welcome foreigners instead of resent them. Meanwhile, the United Nations refugee agency reported this week that nearly 69 million people were forcibly displaced in 2017, a record for the fifth straight year. (www.immigrantscanada.com). As reported in the news.