World Refugee Day

The community is now looking forward after the President signs an executive order to keep immigrant children with their families.

Posted: Wed Jun 20 20:49:06 PDT 2018
Updated: Wed Jun 20 20:49:06 PDT 2018

Speech to Text for World Refugee Day

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ots:executive order execorder.png a historic move was made today in the oval office.. refugee setup-vo-1 refugee setup-vo-2 president trump signed an executive order - ending family separation for immigrants who cross the u-s border illegally.xxx refugee setup-sotvo-2 we're going to keep the families together. i didn't like the sight or the feeling of families being separated. more than 23- hundred children were separated from their parents since may under the trump administration's zero tolerance policy. and recent images of children in government-run facilities triggered a firestorm of protests. / refugee setup-wpvo-1 refugee setup-wpvo-2 including in our own backyard. just two days ago - community members in rochester gathered together to speak out against separating immigrant children from their parents. / refugee day-sotvo-4 and now - those in the austin community are looking to the future.xxx refugee day-vo-1 refugee day-sotvo-2 "i hope that there is a process in place, i am doubtful that there is a good smooth process in place it doesn't seem like there is, for reuniting those families that have been separated." refugee day-sotvo-3 tonight the welcome center of austin hosted an open house and presentation in honor of world refugee day. herve idjidina and his wife moved to austin 3 years ago from west africa. he says refugees bring culture to our community and with all of the politics - it can be hard to remember that they are people too.xxx refugee day-sotvo-1 refugee day-sot-2 "they have some dreams, they have some pain, they have some challenges, they have some difficulties, they have some joys, they are simple humans." herve says in the future - he hopes to see americans be more welcoming to refugees - and recognize what they bring to the community. / trump in duluth-1
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