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Refugee acceptance rate too low

The Refugee Act of 1980, which created the Federal Refugee Resettlement Program, has welcomed 3.2 million refugees since its passage into law. These refugees, who have been assimilated into the United States through a vigilant process, have escaped from religious persecution, war, political distress, discrimination and other crisis filled situations.

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Refugee crisis analyzed

Alexander Betts, director of the Refugee Studies Centre, highlighted the approximately 5 million Syrian refugees that have been forcefully displaced within their own country’s borders Wednesday in the Campus Center Ballroom.  Betts, a professor at Green-Templeton College at the University of Oxford, was the speaker for the annual Benazir Bhutto and Ahmed Ispahani International Lectureship.

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