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Global Compact on Migration: Trump wants out, mayors want in

Jessica Brandt, fellow in Institutional Initiatives, discusses the Trump administration’s decision to quit the global compact on migration at a time when migration and displacement are at an all-time high. She explains that mayors are asking for a greater role in determining international refugee policy and to be included in discussions on how to approach the migration and displacement crises.

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