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Residence Permit / Rejection

The recipients of these letters are two different individuals. The letters have been edited and abbreviated to protect sensitive information. All letters to asylum seekers from authorities in the Danish asylum system – including Immigration Service, National Police,…

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Displacement is the New Translation

By Kenneth Goldsmith ≠ Odd things appear. Things that I don’t understand. Things that I didn’t ask for. Things that I find ugly, strange, baffling, offensive. I don’t know how they got there. Translation is…

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Refugee Label Obliterates Personal Identity

When an individual is transformed into a ’refugee,’ great personal consequences follow in terms of the way in which the surrounding society regards this individual. Despite very different personalities and backgrounds, individuals are portrayed as…

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