Future of U.S. Refugee, Asylum Policy Examined During Upcoming Symposium Marking 30th Anniversary of Refugee Act

Washington, DC Thirty years after the Refugee Act of 1980 became law, Human Rights First and Georgetown University Law Center will co-host a March 16 symposium marking this important anniversary that offers an occasion to highlight the United States achievements under the Refugee Act, honor the contributions refugees have made to the diverse fabric of American society, and evaluate the ways in which policymakers can work together to overcome the current challenges in the U.S. refugee resettlement and asylum systems. The day’s speakers will include United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Ant


Published on March 10, 2010


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