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Economic Refugees are Called Hobos

The definition of an "Economic Refugee" is a nice way of saying Hobo, a Hobo traveled to another location in search of work.


Economic Refugees Defined:

A person seeking refugee status in another country for purely economic reasons.  

Investopedia Says:  An example of an economic refugee would be a computer programmer who makes next to nothing in his/her home country and immigrates to another country in order to collect a substantially higher wage. Such a person may also be referred to as an "economic migrant."

I am thinking, they are truly Hobos:

A Hobo is a person that travels to work, (To leave economic hardship.)
A tramp is a person that travels and won't work.
A bum is a person that will neither travel or work


Neil V

Andy, take the time to watch this video on economic refugee. In it you seriously violate your own rule for avoiding spills on your computer. The whole time I watched this video, I was distracted as I hoped you weren't going to knock your drink over on top of computer. Andy, you need to listen to the hobo!


Traveling abroad can be frustrating, however, it is easier when we do not appear rich. LOL, and easy to do when we are not rich.

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