Refugees

October 2018
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The U.S. Sends an Unwelcoming Signal to Refugees
By dramatically reducing the admission cap for the upcoming fiscal year, the Trump administration seems to be abandoning the country’s long-standing commitment to helping those fleeing war and persecution.
September 2018
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Trump's Huge Mistake on Refugees
The Trump administration is considering another extreme reduction in the number of refugees allowed into the United States.
July 2018
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The Greek Opportunity: An innovative refugee support system in Greece
In a recent learning visit spanning the Greek archipelago — from Athens to Lesbos and Thessaloniki — our team saw what is really taking place on the ground. While the number of refugee arrivals-per-month has dropped in the past year, the challenges in responding to existing and new refugees remain.
June 2018
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Refugee Skeptic to Assume Key Role on Migration Issues at State Department
A White House aide and ally of President Donald Trump’s most hard-line advisor, Stephen Miller, has been appointed to a position at the State Department where he would exercise influence over refugee policies, in a move that could further enable the administration’s harsh crackdown on migration.
April 2018
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Daranee Petsod op-ed on foundation response to immigrant and refugee policy changes
This op-ed by GCIR President Daranee Petsod looks at the policy challenges for immigrants and refugees over the past year and how foundations can respond.
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