According to U.N. estimates, if current trends continue, the number of Iraqi asylum seekers by year-end could reach between 40,000 to 50,000. The influx of Iraqis into states such as Syria and Jordan also threatens to be a destabilizing force in those countries. Therefore, it is unreasonable to expect these states to individually cope with migration flows of this magnitude.
"Will Refuge Continue to be Elusive,"
Human Rights & Human Welfare: Vol. 7:
9, Article 3.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.du.edu/hrhw/vol7/iss9/3