The Collision of a Refugee and Health Crisis

May 20, 2020

An unprecedented global migration crisis has now collided with the COVID-19 pandemic. How do the most vulnerable — those fleeing persecution, climate catastrophes and the protection of fundamental rights — navigate a world upended by a global public health crisis? Eric Schwartz, the president of Refugees International, joins the University of Texas’ Lyndon B. Johnson School’s Dr. Ruth Wasem, one of the nation’s foremost immigration experts, for a moderated conversation on the intersection of human migration within a pandemic reality.