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Conversations on immigration and refugees that go beyond the predictable soundbites. Join Alex Aleinikoff and guests for in-depth discussions on what's happening on the ground and how to understand current policy debates.

Jul 7, 2020

In a range of actions of startling scope, President Trump has denied entry to persons from a number of Muslim-majority countries and African states and has dramatically decreased the number of refugees admitted to the US. Using the justification of the COVID-19 crisis, he has now extended entry bans to most persons eligible to enter as immigrants. Alex Aleinikoff and Deb Amos discuss the source and impact of these unprecedented presidential orders with a journalist, a refugee and the director of a refugee resettlement agency.