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Immigrants and Refugees

“Welcoming the stranger” is a biblical mandate, but policies on immigration and refugees divide the United States. These dialogues explore the human impacts, moral principles, and policy directions regarding this important and contentious topic that impacts the entire global community.


View of Gaston Hall at the Public Dialogue on "The U.S. Response to the Global Migration Crisis."

The U.S. Response to the Global Migration Crisis

Today more than 70 million people across the globe are fleeing violence, extreme poverty, and persecution—the highest in recorded history. Of those, 25 million are refugees, half of whom are children. For Americans, this global migration crisis is most visible in Central America and on our southern…


Beyond the Wall: Human Impacts, Moral Principles, and Policy Directions on Immigration (Video)

February 4, 2019

Duration: 1 hour 32 minutes

A Dahlgren Dialogue on Sharing the Journey with Immigrants and Refugees (Video)

February 5, 2018

Duration: 1 hour 24 minutes

Refugees and Immigrants: Welcoming the Stranger in Tough Times (Video)

March 20, 2017

Duration: 1 hour 43 minutes