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  • A recent article by Scott Roehm, director of CVT’s D.C. office, is cited in a new “Just Security” article from Mark Fallon, “New Spy Museum’s Torture Exhibit Glosses Over Depravity.”

  • In an article at Medium, Andrea Cárcamo, CVT senior policy counsel, describes frightening similarities between the fictional television show “The Walking Dead” and the real-life experiences of her clients.

  • Former CVT staff member and long-time supporter Kathy Bonnifield’s affiliation with CVT is cited in an article in The Journal.

  • A letter to the editor in the Star Tribune from Curt Goering, CVT’s executive director, denounces the proposed cut to refugee resettlement to the U.S. 

  • STATEMENT: In response to the Presidential Determination that will cap refugee admissions at only 18,000 in FY20, Scott Roehm, director of CVT’s D.C. office, said, “Sadly, by now none of this is surprising; since the day the President took office it’s been clear that neither compassion nor reason would drive decision-making related to refugees.”

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