Reuters/David Ryder - People gather to protest against the United States' acceptance of Syrian refugees while counter-protesters demonstrate behind them at the Washington State capitol in Olympia, Washington, November 20, 2015

Past Event

The Syrian refugee crisis and the United States

February 8, 2016

On February 8, the Center for Middle East Policy and the Governance Studies program at Brookings hosted a discussion on the U.S. role in addressing the Syrian refugee crisis. The panelists discussed the true level of danger refugees poses, the U.S. refugee resettlement process, and what policy options are viable in the lead-up to the 2016 presidential elections.

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