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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.

    760 views
  • 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…

    175 views
  • 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…

    345 views
  • emRescueem
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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.

    113 views
  • 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.

    809 views
  • 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…

    357 views
  • 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…

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  • 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.…

    1,401 views
  • 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…

    167 views
  • 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.…

    375 views
  • 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,…

    702 views
  • 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…

    644 views
  • Immigration and Refugees
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    Immigration and Refugees

    Panelists talked about immigration policy and refugees in the United States. Speakers included a former CIA analyst, a Syrian activist, a Muslim adviser to the Trump presidential campaign, and the…

    277 views
  • Washington Journal Joshua Hammer Discusses the Refugee Crisis
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    Challenges Facing Refugees

    Joshua Hammer talked about his April 2017 Smithsonian Magazine article, “A Modern Odyssey,” in which he highlights the challenges facing refugees. His story began to come together as he learned about…

    268 views
  • After Words with Melissa Fleming
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    After Words with Melissa Fleming

    Melissa Fleming talked about her book A Hope More Powerful Than the Sea: One Refugee’s Incredible Story of Love, Loss, and Survival, in which she tells the story of a young Syrian woman’s…

    789 views
  • emThe Life We Were Givenem
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    The Life We Were Given

    Dana Sachs talked about her book, The Life We Were Givern: Operation Babylift, International Adoption, and the Children of the War in Vietnam. After the fall of Saigon in 1975, there were over 800,000…

    291 views
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