April 24, 2010
Renewing U.S. Commitment to Refugee Protection: The 30th Anniversary of the Refugee Act
Washington, D.C. – March 16, 2010 Policymakers and experts in refugee and asylum law on March 16, 2010 met for a full-day symposium at Georgetown University Law School in Washington, D.C. The symposium, Renewing U.S. Commitment to Refugee Protection: The 30th Anniversary of the Refugee Act, highlighted the United States' achievements since the passage of the Refugee Act of 1980, honored the contributions refugees and their children have made to the diverse fabric of American society, and evaluated the ways in which policymakers can work together to overcome current challenges in the U.S. refugee resettlement and asylum systems. Read more information.