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Tune In: White House Conference Call on Syrian Refugees

The White House hosts a call with senior Administration officials from the White House, State Department, and FBI to discuss the Syrian refugees crisis.

The White House Office of Public Engagement is hosting a conference call with senior Administration officials from the White House, State Department, FBI and Department of Homeland Security to discuss the Syrian refugee crisis. On the call, we will discuss the President’s approach to welcoming Syrian refugees while ensuring our safety and security.

Tune in here to listen at 12 pm EST on November 19th, 2015. 

Below are some useful materials and blog posts to make sure people across the country understand that the US has the most rigorous screening and processing of refugees in place and that we need to remain a country that welcomes those fleeing persecution.


How We're Welcoming Syrian Refugees While Ensuring Our Safety by Amy Pope, Deputy Assistant to the President for Homeland Security

What They’re Saying: Faith-Based Organizations on Welcoming Syrian Refugees

President Obama: "Slamming the door in the face of refugees would betray our deepest values."

Speaking Program

John Bisognano, Associate Director of Public Engagement

Amy Pope, Deputy Homeland Security Advisor and Deputy Assistant to the President at National Security Council

Felicia Escobar, Special Assistant to the President for Immigration Policy

Marie Harf, Senior Advisor for Strategic Communications at the U.S. State Department

Senior Administration Officials from The Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Department of Homeland Security