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    The Last Million

    Historian David Nasaw discussed the one million refugees throughout Europe in the years following World War II. This was a virtual event hosted by the Carnegie Council for Ethics in…

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    Senate Hearing on U.S. Policy Toward Hong Kong Refugees

    The Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Border Security and Immigration held a hearing on U.S. policy toward refugees from Hong Kong. The committee first heard from Senators Bob Menendez (D-NJ) and Marco…

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    House Foreign Affairs Hearing on Syria Policy

    The House Foreign Affairs Committee held a hearing on U.S.-Syria policy with Special Envoy for Syria Joel Rayburn. Among the topics discussed were Syria’s humanitarian crisis, refugees being forced to…

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    After the Last Border

    Jessica Goudeau discussed the human side of the refugee system in the United States. This virtual event was hosted by the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs at Georgetown…

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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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    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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    Q&A with Lual Mayen

    Lual Mayen recounted his journey from life as a South Sudanese refugee to a Washington, D.C.-based video game developer and CEO of his company Junub Games. He was gaining acclaim for his work on peace and conflict…

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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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    Camila DeChalus on U.S. Policy Toward Asylum-Seekers

    Camila DeChalus talked about her recent piece on what’s happening to asylum-seekers when they reach the U.S.-Mexico border.

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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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    Ken Cuccinelli Comments to Reporters at the White House

    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Acting Director Ken Cuccinelli spoke to reporters about the administration’s policy toward Bahamians fleeing the island in the wake of Hurricane…

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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

    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

    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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    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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    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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    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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    Open Phones, Part 1

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

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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 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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