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  • emHidden in Plain Sightem
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    Hidden in Plain Sight

    George Mason University Professor Kimberly Mehlman-Orozco examined human trafficking in the U.S.

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  • Hearing Focuses on Online Sex Trafficking
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    Online Sex Trafficking

    A House Energy and Commerce subcommittee held a hearing on combating online sex trafficking and reviewing the legislation that would allow states and victims to sue websites. Witnesses included…

    300 views
  • Panel Discussion on Refugees
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    Panel Discussion on Refugees

    Panelists talked about refugees. Panelists included Deborah Campbell, author of A Disappearance in Damascus: Friendship and Survival in the Shadow of War, and Oscar Martinez, author of A…

    282 views
  • Australian Parliament Question Time Review
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    Australian Parliament Question Time Review

    Tom Connell hosted a program wrapping up the latest sitting session of Australia’s Parliament, which took place October 16 - 27, 2017. Topics debated included Australia’s handling of asylum…

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  • Helen Thorpe Discusses emThe Newcomersem
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    The Newcomers

    Helen Thorpe talked about her book The Newcomers, in which she reports on twenty-two refugee teenagers at a Denver high school. She spoke at the 2017 Miami Book Fair.

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  • Federal Officials Testify on Refugee Admissions Program
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    Refugee Admissions Policy

    Witnesses testified at an oversight hearing to examine the Refugee Admissions Program and concerns relating to issues of fraud and abuse, vetting procedures, and national security.…

    1,163 views
  • Communicators with Representative Ann Wagner and Carl Szabo
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    Communicators with Representative Ann Wagner and Carl Szabo

    In separate interviews, Representative Ann Wagner (R-MO) and Carl Szabo talked about efforts to combat online sex trafficking. Representative Wagner talked about her bill, the Fight Online Sex…

    292 views
  • Jeff Bezos at Human Rights Campaign National Dinner
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    Jeff Bezos at Human Rights Campaign National Dinner

    The Human Rights Campaign honored Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos at its annual dinner with the equality award. In 2012, he pledged more than $2 million to the fight for same-sex marriage. In his…

    400 views
  • Hillary Clinton Addresses Human Rights Campaign Annual Dinner
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    Hillary Clinton at Human Rights Campaign National Dinner

    Former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton headlined the Human Rights Campaign national dinner in Washington, D.C. In remarks she urged the organization and its supporters to…

    1,989 views
  • emOne Long Nightem
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    One Long Night

    Andrea Pitzer talked about her book One Long Night: A Global History of Concentration Camps, in which she provides a history of concentration camps that covers four continents and two…

    524 views
  • Rohingya Refugee Crisis
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    Rohingya Refugee Crisis

    Officials from two U.N. humanitarian offices and the International Organization for Migration announced a $340 million commitment to help the more than 600,000 Rohingya Muslim refugees who…

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  • Senate Committee Considers Sex Trafficking Crime Bill
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    Combating Sex Trafficking

    The Senate Commerce Committee held a hearing on legislation to combat sex trafficking, specifically a section of the bill that would allow victims to sue internet companies that can…

    1,191 views
  • Heritage Foundation Forum Explores Changes to Refugee Admissions Policy
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    Refugee Resettlement

    Experts from the United Nations and State Department talked about the strength and weaknesses of the U.S. refugee resettlement program. The panelists examined the Heritage Foundation’s…

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  • State Officials Discuss Immigration and Refugee Policy
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    Immigration and Refugee Policy

    The Center for American Progress co-hosted a discussion with Welcoming America to explore ways state and community leaders are working to engage with immigrant and refugee communities.…

    287 views
  • Secretary Tillerson Remarks on Religious Freedom Report
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    Secretary of State Tillerson on Religious Freedom Report

    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson delivered remarks on the 2016 International Religious Freedom report. Secretary Tillerson outlined some of the highlights of the report. In his comments he mentioned…

    353 views
  • Washington Journal Jared Genser Discusses Protections for US Citizens Overseas
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    Jared Genser on Protections for U.S. Citizens Overseas

    Human rights attorney Jared Genser talked about what happens when rogue nations seize American citizens.

    187 views
  • Washington Journal Guadalupe CorreaCabrera Discusses Human Smuggling
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    Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera on Human Smuggling and Trafficking

    Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera talked about the issue of human smuggling and trafficking after 10 suspected migrants died in an overheated tractor trailer in San Antonio, Texas, the previous…

    404 views
  • Deputy Secretary of State Testifies on Annual Trafficking in Persons Report
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    Human Trafficking

    Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan and Susan Coppedge, the U.S. diplomat assigned to combat human trafficking, testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the 2017 State…

    428 views
  • Jewish Refugees on the St Louis
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    Jewish Refugees on the St. Louis

    Historians from the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum talked about the journey of the St. Louis and the fate of its passengers. In 1939, some 900 Jewish refugees sailed from Hamburg, Germany,…

    478 views
  • Heather Nauert Briefs Reporters at the State Department
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    State Department Daily Briefing

    Ambassador-at-Large to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons Susan Coppedge briefed State Department reporters on the 2017 Trafficking in Persons report, detailing some of the…

    725 views
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