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Opening: Imagine being forced out of your homes by men with weapons. Imagine seeing your family being shot in front of your eyes. Now you are forced to trek your way across continents to find shelter, only to be turned away as soon as you arrive. Does this seem fair? I bet it doesn’t, yet this is the inescapable reality to tens of millions of men, women, and children.
Assertion: A lot of the incoming immigrants are young children
Reasoning: Children are often separated by obstacles along the way, others are sent by families who don’t have enough money to pay smugglers for more than a one journey, some lose their parents to war or murder at home, while many escape recruitment as child soldiers or suicide bombers.
Evidence: Last year, more than 23,000 unaccompanied minors applied for asylum in the 28 member countries of the European Union, according to the United Nations. That was before the number of refugees surged this year. By now, 30,000 are estimated to live in Germany alone.
Evidence: Mohammed Safar, from Afghanistan, was, a 14-year-old refugee who suffered a lot. The Taliban killed his father because his mother was a teacher, he said. It was she who told him and his 15-year-old brother to leave.
Assertion: Time to return the favor.
Reasoning: During World War 2, Asia and Africa gave refuge to millions of refugees.
Evidence:In the aftermath of the World War II refugee crisis, the world set up the first legal protection regime for refugees and created a plethora of multinational organizations to assist refugees and migrants.
Evidence: After the establishment of Israel in 1948, Israel accepted more than 650,000 refugees by 1950.
Evidence: The Soviet Union(Asia) accepted about 2,100,000 Polish and 450,000 Ukrainian refugees alone.
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