Articles by Case Boeshaar

Case Boeshaar

Case Boeshaar is a McCourt School Graduate from the class of 2016 at Georgetown University. He currently works as an Assistant Program Officer for Middle East programs at the National Endowment for Democracy.


Perception or reality? Perceived financial security and willingness to accept immigrants

Introduction The Syrian refugee crisis has affected Europe more than any other refugee crisis since the Second World War. Reports place the total number of asylum claims in Europe at 1,321,560 during 2015, with Germany alone receiving more than a million migrants. The vast influx of immigrants, in addition to recent terror attacks across Europe,…

Islamophobia in the United States

As the 2016 American Presidential election reaches full swing, there has been a noticeable uptick in Islamophobia in the United States. Republican nominee Donald Trump has even campaigned on a ban on all Muslim immigration to the U.S. It has become increasingly important to understand the reasons for the rise of Islamophobia, and its implications…