This guide will help you with the background research for your writing and discussions in Dr. Windham's COR110.
What is a refugee? What is a migrant? What is an immigrant? Though they frequently get lumped together, there are important distinctions between these three groups. From Merriam-Webster:
Refugee: a person who has been forced to leave a country because of war or for religious or political reasons
Migrant: a person who goes from one place to another especially to find work
Immigrant: a person who comes to a country to live there