Refugees: Persons fleeing to a place of safety, especially those who flee to a foreign country or power to escape danger or persecution in their own country or habitual residence because of race, religion, or political belief. (Webster, 3d ed)
Source: derived from MeSH Thesaurus
Asylum seeker: a person seeking refuge, esp. political asylum, in a nation other than his or her own.
Source: Oxford English Dictionary
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which may have relevant information. Once refugees and asylum seekers have become temporary or permanent residents, issues relating to them may be covered under this topic area, defined as:
Multiculturalism = Cultural diversity: The coexistence of numerous distinct ethnic, racial, religious, or cultural groups within one social unit, organization, or population.
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