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  • Irregular Migration
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    Irregular Migration

    The Center for Strategic and International Studies held a panel discussion following the release of its new report on irregular migration. Panelists discussed the causes of irregular…

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  • National History Day  Story of Harriet Ann Jacobs
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    National History Day - Story of Harriet Ann Jacobs

    Executive director Cathy Gorn described the National History Day contest. Then, three middle school students presented a 10-minute performance titled, “From the Tragedy of Slavery to the Triumph…

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  • Implementation of the Refugee Act of 1980
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    Implementation of the Refugee Act of 1980

    Former government officials who helped to implement the Refugee Act of 1980 discussed challenges they faced with refugee admissions, the impact of public opinion, and lessons learned in…

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  • Origins of the Refugee Act of 1980
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    Origins of the Refugee Act of 1980

    A group of former government officials who helped write and implement the Refugee Act of 1980 discussed the reasons behind the creation of the legislation, and how these issues are still with us…

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  • Refugee Act of 1980
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    Refugee Act of 1980

    A group of former government officials and refugee rights advocates discussed the Refugee Act of 1980, the history of refugee policy prior to 1980, and refugee issues over the past 40…

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  • US Response to NaziEra Refugee Crisis
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    U.S. Response to Nazi-Era Refugee Crisis

    The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights hosted a talk on early 20th century immigration policy and the Nazi-era refugee crisis of the 1930s and 1940s. U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum historian…

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  • Senate Judiciary Committee Approves Asylum Reform Bill Along Party Lines
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    Immigration and Asylum Legislation

    The Senate Judiciary Committee met to consider S. 1494, the Secure and Protect Act of 2019, which would change the rules governing adjudication of asylum seekers' cases and establish processing…

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  • National Governors Association 2019 Summer Meeting Human Trafficking Discussion
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    National Governors Association 2019 Summer Meeting: Human Trafficking Discussion

    The National Governors Association held its 2019 summer meeting in Salt Lake City. In this portion of day one, Governor Doug Ducey (R-AZ) and Cindy McCain, Arizona Human Trafficking Council…

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  • Washington Journal Sarah Pierce Discusses US Asylum Laws
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    Sarah Pierce on U.S. Asylum Laws

    Migration Policy Institute’s Sarah Pierce talked about Trump administration attempts to restrict who can seek asylum in the U.S.

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  • Washington Journal News Headlines and Viewer Calls
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    Open Phones, Part 1

    Viewers responded to the question “Should the U.S. tighten asylum laws?”

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  • Secretary Mike Pompeo Sets Up New Human Rights Commission
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    Secretary Pompeo Remarks at the State Department

    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivered remarks at the State Department on the formation of a commission to redefine human rights, based on “natural law and natural rights.” He was joined…

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  • Human Smuggling at the USMexico Border
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    Human Smuggling at the U.S.-Mexico Border

    Three federal immigration and border officials testified before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee on migrant smuggling and trafficking issues on the U.S.-Mexico border.…

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  • Conversation with Jimmy Carter and Walter Mondale
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    Jimmy Carter and Walter Mondale on Human Rights

    Historian Jon Meacham moderated a discussion with former President Jimmy Carter and former Vice President Walter Mondale on human rights hosted by the Carter Center at a resort in Leesburg,…

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  • House Debates Southern Border Humanitarian Aid Bill
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    Debate on U.S. Southern Border Humanitarian Aid Bill, Part 1

    After initial debate, House Democrats withdrew the rule that would have permitted debate on the House version of the southern border humanitarian aid bill. The House later passed the Senate…

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  • Debate on US Southern Border Humanitarian Aid Bill Part 2
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    Debate on U.S. Southern Border Humanitarian Aid Bill, Part 2

    After initial debate, House Democrats withdrew the rule that would have permitted debate on the House version of the southern border humanitarian aid bill. The House later passed the Senate…

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  • Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Unveils 2019 Human Trafficking Report
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    Human Trafficking Report

    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke about the department’s 2019 human trafficking report at an event honoring individuals around the world who led the fight in combating trafficking. He called…

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  • Debate on Beyer Amendment on Office of Refugee Resettlement Disclosure
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    Debate on Beyer Amendment on Office of Refugee Resettlement Disclosure

    Representative Donald Beyer (D-VA) offered an amendment that would require the Office of Refugee Resettlement to disclose information related to unaccompanied children in the custody of the…

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  • Debate on Castro Amendment on Child Refugees
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    Debate on Castro Amendment on Child Refugees

    As the House considered a nearly $1 trillion spending package, Representative Joaquin Castro (D-TX) introduced an amendment that requires the government to report all deaths of migrant…

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  • Ambassador Sam Brownback Discusses Human Rights Abuses in China
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    Human Rights in China

    U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for International Freedom Sam Brownback delivered the keynote address during a discussion at the Heritage Foundation, on China’s human rights abuses. During the…

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  • Washington Journal Aviva Stahl Discusses Prisoner Treatment  Hunger Strikes
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    Aviva Stahl on Prisoner Treatment and Hunger Strikes

    Aviva Stahl talked about her special investigation piece for The Nation Magazine, “Gag Order,” which looks at the treatment of prisoners in a U.S. super maximum security prison in Colorado. This…

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