1. What do you think refugee means?

  2. Use refugee in a sentence:

  3. Think of an example of refugee in current events:

  4. Find an image of refugee:


Fun Fact


A refugee is someone who has fled from his or her home country and cannot return because he or she has a well-founded fear of persecution based on religion, race, nationality, political opinion or membership in a particular social group. Here are some facts about refugees in the U.S.


President Trump recently signed an executive order banning refugees from 7 Muslim-majority nations.


Refugee Agencies Race Against Time To Beat Trump Immigration Ban


Sergey Ponomarev for The New York Times


  1. How many refugees were admitted to the U.S. in 2016?

  2. What is the number one source nation of refugees to the U.S.?

  3. What role can the three branches of government play in setting refugee policy?

  4. Do you think the U.S. should ban refugees from Muslim-majority nations?