"Give Us Your Tired, Your Poor."

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America is a nation of immigrants and refugees but since 9.11 there are questions about just how open America's borders and hearts should and can be. In this hour, refugees tell their stories of struggle and survival.On Point broadcasts in-studio interviews and radio diaries that paint intimate portraits of how changing national policy and public opinion impact the lives of refugees already here and those trying to gain entry. Must America change its open-door policies? What is this country's moral obligation to refugees? What is the obligation of refugees to their native countries?


Rita Kantarowski, Regional Director of the International Refugee Committee

Ria Kulenovic, Bosnian Refugee Program Director of the International Refugee Committee

John James Deng, Sudanese "Lost Boy"

This program aired on March 1, 2002.


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