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  • emThe Last Millionem
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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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  • emAfter the Last Borderem
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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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  • 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,…

    652 views
  • US Refugee Policy Since World War II
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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…

    721 views
  • QA with Lual Mayen
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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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  • 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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  • Washington Journal Camila DeChalus Discusses US Policy Toward AsylumSeekers
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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.

    1,998 views
  • 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…

    543 views
  • Ken Cuccinelli Speaks About Status of Bahamians Seeking US Entry
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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…

    318 views
  • 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…

    343 views
  • 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…

    462 views
  • 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…

    6,906 views
  • 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.

    393 views
  • 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?”

    610 views
  • 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…

    318 views
  • 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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