e banned from securing jobs in the new country; therefore, it is a daunting task to secure their daily needs, food, clothing and shelter, before their clearance (Zhuoni, & Xiaogang, 2011). Unlike the locals, the younger refugees, who are yet to attain adulthood, do not join public learning institutions in Hong Kong, because the free education policy does not cater for the social group. This status aggravates the problem of poor lives in future due to the fact that decent jobs require proper training (Hong Kong refugee problem in 1960 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nkk7fQUQ3Yg).
Today, the number of people seeking a safe haven is mre than refugees, who have to be cleared for longer. The economic support offered by Non-governmental organizations (NGO) is never enough. Some refugees only receive the support while they await clearance by the authorities, after which the groups are left to their own devices in a foreign land. This problem may be attributed to NGOs grappling with economic challenges in soliciting for funds to assist the people. The refugees are also subjected to surveillance by the HK’s authorities for security reasons (Zhuoni, & Xiaogang, 2011). Further, the problem is aggravated by the possibility of the host state acquiring the information to the effect that these individuals seek asylum; HK’s authorities may maltreat their relations. This also taints the image of the society from where the refugees came, and subjects them to maltreatment by the locals who may view them as individuals keen on depleting their resources (Hong Kong refugee Shek Kip Mei fire in 1953 on