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    Global Refugee Crisis

    Panelists talked about the role and coordination of public and private international organizations in addressing the global refugee crisis. Speakers include representatives from the World…

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    Freed People's Refugee Camps

    Professor Abigail Cooper talked about what life would have been like in freed people’s refugee camps during and after the Civil War. Professor Cooper spoke at “Reconstruction and the Legacy of…

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    America's Cold War Refugee Policy

    Professor Gunther Peck talked about America’s immigration policy toward refugees during the Cold War. He described how people fleeing communist countries, such as Cuba, were given easier…

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    Refugee Resettlement

    The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee held its annual convention in Washington, DC addressing issues impacting its community. This portion included a panel discussion on the…

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    Refugee Resettlement

    Obama administration officials testified at a hearing on the Fiscal Year 2017 Refugee Resettlement Program that would increase the number of Syrian refugees allowed in the U.S. Topics…

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    Views of Refugees in America

    Panelists discussed U.S. views on and treatment of refugees. Held at the Skylight Studios of the Annenberg Center for Photography in Los Angeles, photographs of refugee communities in recent…

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    Act for America 2016 Conference, Part 6

    Phil Haney, a former Customs and Border Patrol officer with the Homeland Security Department, talked about his allegations of an Islamic infiltration of the U.S. government. He said that his work tracking people affiliated with the…

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    Stephen Dinan on Syrian Refugees in the U.S.

    Stephen Dinan talked about the Obama administration’s policy on admitting Syrian refugees, including total numbers admitted, expected approvals in the coming months, and issues surrounding…

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    Immigration and Asylum Detention Policies

    Panelists talked about the removal and detention of refugees seeking asylum in the U.S. A report released by the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom and Human Rights First…

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    Refugee Crisis in Europe, Part 2

    Academics and a German diplomat to the U.S. were speakers at a discussion on the refugee crisis in Europe. They talked about the challenges of quickly taking on and assimilating millions of…

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    Refugee Crisis in Europe, Part 1

    Two academics whose focus is on international migration talked about the ongoing refugee crisis in Europe. They talked about the causes of migration from such places as Iraq, Syria, Libya,…

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    Asylum Law in the United States

    Renee Redman talked about the history of Asylum Law in the United States. She argued that prior to the Refugee Act of 1980, the application process for asylum or refugee status was based on foreign policy rather…

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    Black Mountain Institute Asylum Program

    Joshua Wolf Shenk talked about the Black Mountain Institute’s City of Asylum program. Founded in 2001, City of Asylum Las Vegas was one of the first programs to offer a safe haven to writers facing…

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    Evacuation of Civilians

    This 1945 U.S. Army training film instructs soldiers and military police on how to protect, care for, and process refugees during World War II.

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    Syrian Refugees in the U.S.

    Activists and refugees shared their experiences in Syria, as well as the challenges faced by migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. Other speakers included the State Department’s representative for refugees and…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Josh Earnest answered several questions on the White House directive on transgender students and school bathroom. He told reporters that the guidance does not add additional requirements to…

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    Isle de Jean Charles Relocation and Climate Change

    Coral Davenport talked about her story on an unusual $48 million federal grant to relocate an entire community in Isle de Jean Charles, Louisiana, struggling with the impact of climate change. Her story “Resettling the First American…

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    The Refugees

    The 1968 U.S. Marine Corps training film instructs U.S. soldiers in Vietnam on how to take care of civilian refugees seeking assistance.

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    Munk Debate on Global Refugee Crisis

    U.K. Independence Party Leader Nigel Farage and author Mark Steyn debate former U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Louise Arbour and historian Simon Schama on how developed nations…

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    Syrian Conflict

    Samar Ali talked about the history and current state of the conflict in Syria and her proposals for countering violent extremism in the Middle East. She argued that the Syrian refugee…

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