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    White House Daily Briefing

    Josh Earnest answered several questions on the White House directive on transgender students and school bathroom. He told reporters that the guidance does not add additional…

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    Isle de Jean Charles Relocation and Climate Change

    Coral Davenport talked about her story on an unusual $48 million federal grant to relocate an entire community in Isle de Jean Charles, Louisiana, struggling with the impact of climate…

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    Syrian Refugees in the U.S.

    Activists and refugees shared their experiences in Syria, as well as the challenges faced by migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. Other speakers included the State Department’s…

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    The Refugees

    The 1968 U.S. Marine Corps training film instructs U.S. soldiers in Vietnam on how to take care of civilian refugees seeking assistance.

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    Evacuation of Civilians

    This 1945 U.S. Army training film instructs soldiers and military police on how to protect, care for, and process refugees during World War II.

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    Munk Debate on Global Refugee Crisis

    U.K. Independence Party Leader Nigel Farage and author Mark Steyn debate former U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Louise Arbour and historian Simon Schama on how developed nations…

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    Syrian Conflict

    Samar Ali talked about the history and current state of the conflict in Syria and her proposals for countering violent extremism in the Middle East. She argued that the Syrian refugee…

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    U.S. Refugee Policy Since World War II

    Professor Maria Cristina Garcia talked about the United States' refugee policy since World War II. She spoke about qualifications to be a refugee and how those have changed as well as…

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    Syrian Refugee Crisis in Europe

    Demetrios Papademetriou talked about the migration of Syrian refugees to the European continent and how political leaders there were responding to the crisis. He gave an overview of…

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    King Abdullah II Remarks at Munich Security Conference

    King Abdullah II of Jordan spoke about combating ISIS,* the Syrian refugee crisis, and Palestinian statehood. This speech was part of the 52nd annual Munich Security Conference, an annual…

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    Book Discussion on City of Thorns

    Ben Rawlence talked about his book, City of Thorns: Nine Lives in the World’s Largest Refugee Camp, about life in Dadaab Refugee Camp in northern Kenya. The camp, the largest in…

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    Refugee and Visa Programs

    Homeland Security and State Department officials testified at a hearing on security concerns related to U.S. refugee and visa policy. Francis Taylor told committee members that the…

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    Social Media and Terrorism

    United Kingdom public policy representatives from Google, Facebook, and Twitter testified at a British Home Affairs Committee hearing on their companies' approaches to countering…

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    Refugee Resettlement

    State Department and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services officials discussed the U.S. refugee resettlement system and Welcoming Communities initiative. They talked about the…

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    Syrian Refugee Crisis

    The deputy prime ministers of Turkey and Belgium, Queen Rania of Jordan, and the resident of the International Committee of the Red Cross talked about ways businesses and non-profit…

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    Senators Reid and McConnell on Syria Refugees Bill

    Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) previewed a vote on a bill to vet Syrian refugees. Senator Reid said the bill was exclusionary,…

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    Newsmakers with Leon Rodriguez

    Leon Rodriguez talked about steps U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) was taking to intensify the screening of refugees seeking asylum and new immigrants coming into the…

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    Refugee Resettlement Center Visit

    Secretary of State John Kerry made remarks after meeting with staff and clients at the International Rescue Committee’s refugee resettlement office in Silver Spring, Maryland. This…

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    Secretary of State John Kerry Foreign Policy Address

    Secretary of State John Kerry made remarks on the Obama administration’s foreign policy agenda for 2016. Topics included the conflict in Syria and the Syrian refugee crisis, the…

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    Congressional Reaction on Iraqi Refugee Arrests

    House Homeland Security Committee Chair Mike McCaul (R-TX) and other committee members spoke to reporters on the recent arrests of two Iraqi refugees in the U.S. on terrorism-related…

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