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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…

  • 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…

  • 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.

  • 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…

  • 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.

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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…

  • 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…

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

  • 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.

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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.…

  • 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…

  • 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.…

  • 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,…

  • emThe Tempest Tossedem
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    The Tempest Tossed

    The Tempest Tossed was the grand prize winner in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. Mia and Ava Lazar from Blacksburg, Virginia, produced the video. Mia is a freshman at Blacksburg High…

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