Karen Jacobsen comments on the refugee crisis in international media

In light of recent events in Paris and the international response to the refugee crisis, FIC’s Acting Director Karen Jacobsen has commented on the experiences, needs, and challenges of refugees in a series of media appearances.

On CNN, Dr. Jacobsen remarked that shunning refugees is not the answer to terror. You can read the full op-ed here.

On Colorado Public Radio, an NPR affiliate, Dr. Jacobsen remarked on how the refugee process is, in fact, the most difficult way to get into the United States. The full piece is available here

On the Washington Examiner, Dr. Jacobsen discussed the process refugees go through in order to resettle in the United States. The full piece is available here.

On MPR News, Dr. Jacobsen discussed the impact of the Paris attacks on refugees. The piece is available here.

Earlier this year, Dr. Jacobsen discussed the refugee crisis in Europe on CCTV, as well as spoke to the NPR program Here and Now about the perils of migration out of Africa.

Dr. Jacobsen is Feinstein International Center’s Acting Director, and the Director of its Refugees and Migration Research Program.