Lavinia Limón

US Committee for Refugees and Immigrants

Guest

President and CEO of the US Committee for Refugees and Immigrants, a nonprofit refugee resettlement organization

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President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban says that for 90 days there will be no new visas issued to people from six Muslim-majority countries.

For refugees, coming to US is like winning the lottery

President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban says that for 90 days there will be no new visas issued to people from six Muslim-majority countries.

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Tens of thousands of children face murderous street gangs, extortion and sexual violence in Central America.

Is the US Breaking a Promise to Children at Risk?

Tens of thousands of children face murderous street gangs, extortion and sexual violence in Central America.

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Last year, thousands of unaccompanied minors fled to America from violence in places like El Salvador and Guatemala.

Central-American Minors in the U.S.

Last year, thousands of unaccompanied minors fled to America from violence in places like El Salvador and Guatemala.

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