This research study delves into the reason behind and the ways through which urban refugees are linked to International security issues and the new emerging issues with the focus of study being Nairobi Kenya due to the notable increase of refugees living in the urban setting as the main aim of the research study. The research study seeks to answer : the main reasons for refugees abandoning the camps for the urban setting in whom and what attracts them for the urban areas . Also to examine whether the Kenyan government policies and legislations are guided by the principle of International Law in relations to refugees with the dire respect for Human Rights. Also to evaluate the reasons why urban refugees are linked to both National and International Security problems. The target population being the NGOs related to matters of refugees, Department of Refugees Affairs Government officials, host communities and the refugees themselves.
Data was collected primarily from and the interviews and questionnaires and analyzed based on primary statistics of the questionnaires and interviews. Also the research study recommends further study on governments need to regulate the notable increases of urban refugees in that they have be proven to be linked to both national and international security.