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Government Information on Refugees in the 2010's
Displaced Iraqis: Integrated International Strategy Needed to Reintegrate Iraq's Internally Displaced and Returning Refugees - 2010
GAO reports on the effectiveness and quality of the international community's efforts to reintegrate Iraqi refugees into their native land, as well as the challenging conditions that complicate U.S. strategy.
Humanitarian Assistance: Status of North Korean Refugee Resettlement and Asylum in the United States - 2010
The G.A.O. provides recommendations for increasing efficiency and granting asylum to those North Korean refugees who have gone through the entire legal process.
China's Repatriation of North Korean Refugees - 2012
During the time of North Korea's communistic government, many of its citizens have taken refuge in nearby China. However, the Chinese government returns many of these refugees back to their home country. This hearing evaluates the humanitarian concerns brought about by potential threats to human life and a lack of protection for the refugees.
Horn of Africa: The Continuing Food, Refugee, and Humanitarian Crisis - 2012
Millions of people are affected by the severe drought and continuous warfare in Eastern Africa. This hearing discusses the humanitarian crisis and level of diverse needs for refugees of the area.
Terrorist Exploitation of Refugee Programs - 2012
Recent arrests of Iraqi refugees on conviction of attempted terrorist aid leads Congress to consider the consequences of the United States' humanitarian efforts and goals. Testimonies in this hearing cover the concerns for the future of U.S. security in its refugee admission program.
Examining the Syrian Refugee Crisis - 2013
This hearing evaluates where U.S. aid is going, how the aid is used in Syria, and the progress of practically assisting refugees in their crisis.
The Central African Republic: From "Pre-Genocide" to Genocide? - 2014
As refugees flee from this region of Africa, this hearing discusses the worsening stages of crisis and inhumane acts committed by the Republic, as well as the changing policies and courses of action required.
Africa's Displaced People - 2015
This hearing examines the various issues faced by the displaced peoples of Africa and the effectiveness of U.S. government efforts to respond with assistance and prevent as many deaths as possible.
Admitting Syrian Refugees: The Intelligence Void and the Emerging Homeland Security Threat - 2015
The Syrian refugee crisis leaves the United States to expect thousands of refugee admissions, yet the concern about lack of intelligence and security causes the U.S. government to question potential refugee connections to rising terrorist organizations in Iraq and Syria.
The Syrian Refugee Crisis and Its Impact on the Security of the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program - 2015
As millions of Syrian citizens are displaced from their homes, the reality of the refugee crisis is high on the United States' radar. This hearing identifies the impact of the refugee crisis on the security of the U.S. refugee admissions program through multiple testimonies that reveal both the advantages and disadvantages of admitting refugees from the Middle East.
Canada's Fast-Track Refugee Plan: Unanswered Questions and Implications for U.S. National Security - 2016
This hearing covers Canada's plan to resettle thousands of Syrian refugees and the implications of this plan relating to U.S. national security. Testimonies include perspectives that are both supportive and skeptical about the security of the high admission of refugees.