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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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  • 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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  • Washington Journal Haley Sweetland Edwards Discusses Global Migration Impacts
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    Haley Sweetland Edwards on Global Migration Impacts

    TIME Magazine’s Haley Sweetland Edwards discussed her special report looking at migration around the globe and how countries are responding. This program is part of a “Washington Journal”…

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  • US Cold War Refugee Policy
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    U.S. Cold War Refugee Policy

    Historians Carl Bon Tempo and Maria Cristina Garcia outlined the evolution of refugee policy from the immediate post-war period through the Refugee Act of 1980, which amended several laws…

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  • Reel America emSeeds of Destinyem 1946
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    Seeds of Destiny

    This 1946 Academy Award-winning short U.S. Army film depicts the crisis of millions of refugees and orphans at the end of World War II. Showing many graphic scenes of traumatized, hungry,…

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

    Migration Policy Institute’s Sarah Pierce discusses the criteria for and process of seeking asylum in the U.S.

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  • Economic impact of Migrants and Refugees
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    Economic impact of Migrants and Refugees

    Economic and migration experts talked about the economic impact of refugees and other migrants. William Kerr, a Harvard Business School professor, also discussed findings in a book he wrote on…

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  • Refugee Resettlement Programs Part 1
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    Refugee Resettlement Programs, Part 1

    The Niskanen Center hosted an event in Washington, DC on refugee resettlement in the United States. The first panel focused on the history of accepting refugees and the foreign policy…

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  • Refugee Resettlement Programs Part 2
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    Refugee Resettlement Programs, Part 2

    The Niskanen Center hosted a panel discussion in Washington, DC on refugee resettlement. This second panel centered on themes of community involvement and the history of U.S. leadership in…

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  • Washington Journal Adam Bates Discusses the Trump Administrations Proposed Reduction of Refugee Admissions
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    Adam Bates on Refugee Admissions Reduction

    International Refugee Assistance Project’s Adam Bates talked about the Trump administration’s decision to reduce the number of refugees who can come to the U.S.

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  • Trump Administration to Cut Number of Refugees Entering US
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    Secretary Pompeo Remarks at State Department

    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced that the U.S. plans on resettling up to 30,000 refugees and processing more than 280,000 asylum seekers for fiscal year 2019. He said the United States is the…

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  • emRescue Boardem
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    Rescue Board

    Rebecca Erbelding of the Holocaust Museum provided a history of the War Refugee Board, created in 1944 by President Franklin D. Roosevelt with the objective of assisting Jewish refugees.

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  • Vice President Pence Remarks in Brazil
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    Vice President Pence Remarks in Brazil

    Vice President Mike Pence and second lady Karen Pence visited a church and shelter in Brazil and spoke to a group of Venezuelan migrant children and families. He pledged U.S. support to the Venezuelans…

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  • Vice President Defends Migrants Fleeing Venezuela to Brazil
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    Vice President Pence Remarks on Migrants in Brazil

    Vice President defended migrants fleeing Venezuela to Brazil, while also making a distinction with those migrants from other Central American countries crossing the U.S.-Mexico border…

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  • Vice President Pence Meets with Venezuelan Migrants in Brazil
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    Vice President Pence Meeting with Venezuelan Migrants in Brazil

    Vice President Mike Pence and his wife, Karen, spoke with migrants fleeing Venezuela at a shelter in Brazil.

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  • Vice President Pence Speaks at Migrant Center in Brazil
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    Vice President Pence Remarks in Brazil

    Vice President Mike Pence delivered remarks after touring a Venezuelan migrant center in Brazil.

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  • Panelists Discuss Security Challenges Amid Forced Migration
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    Global Forced Migration

    The Center for Strategic and International Studies held a forum on the global economic and national security implications resulting from the forced migration of refugees due to armed…

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

    State Department Spokeswoman Heather Nauert answered reporters' questions concerning the Trump administration’s decision to withhold $65 million in funding to the U.N. Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) responsible for helping…

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    Rescue

    David Miliband, head of the International Rescue Committee, offered his thoughts on the global refugee crisis and what can be done about it.

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