Iraqi Refugee Crisis

Members of the first panel talked about the difficulties that Iraqi refugees face. One refugee, who is now in the U.S. and asked not… read more

Members of the first panel talked about the difficulties that Iraqi refugees face. One refugee, who is now in the U.S. and asked not to be identified, told of her more than two year struggle to obtain a visa. Other panelists discussed topics such as food, medicine, and housing.

Members of the second panel described their experiences in trying to help refugees. Ambassadors from Jordan and Syria answered questions about the refugee situation in their respective countries. Jordan and Syria have the most Iraqi refugees. 

“The Iraqi Refugee Crisis: Law, Policy and Practice” was the subject of the Second Annual Matthew J. Ryan Forum on Law and Public Policy. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Program ID:
204711-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 4, 2008
Last Aired:
Apr 9, 2008

Airing Details

  • Apr 04, 2008 | 8:32am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 04, 2008 | 10:52am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 04, 2008 | 9:16pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 05, 2008 | 2:02am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 08, 2008 | 12:37pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 09, 2008 | 5:25am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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