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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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    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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    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

    Karen Adams 2016-06-14 09:17:53 update abstract Two academics whose focus is on international migration talked about the ongoing refugee crisis in Europe. They talked about the causes of…

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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 program to offer a safe have to writers facing censorship,…

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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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    Book Discussion on City of Thorns

    Ben Rawlence talked about his book, City of Thorns: Nine Lives in the World’s Largest Refugee Camp, about life in Dadaab Refugee Camp in northern Kenya. The camp, the largest in the world,…

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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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    Syrian Refugee Crisis in Europe

    Demetrios Papademetriou talked about the migration of Syrian refugees to the European continent and how political leaders there were responding to the crisis. He gave an overview of migrant…

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    Social Media and Terrorism

    United Kingdom public policy representatives from Google, Facebook, and Twitter testified at a British Home Affairs Committee hearing on their companies' approaches to countering…

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    King Abdullah II Remarks at Munich Security Conference

    King Abdullah II of Jordan spoke about combating ISIS*, the Syrian refugee crisis, and Palestinian statehood. This speech was part of the 52nd annual Munich Security Conference, an annual…

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    Refugee and Visa Programs

    Homeland Security and State Department officials testified at a hearing on security concerns related to U.S. refugee and visa policy. Francis Taylor told committee members that the Department of…

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