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Refugees without secure visas have poorer mental health – but the news isn't all bad

  • Written by Yulisha Byrow, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, UNSW
Refugees without secure visas have poorer mental health – but the news isn't all badRefugees without permanent visas can experience a prolonged sense of insecurity and displacement.From shutterstock.com

There are more than 29.4 million forcibly displaced asylum seekers and refugees around the world. This global humanitarian crisis isn’t showing any signs of easing.

Less than 1% of these people have been permanently resettled....

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