The source is a transcription of Iowa Governor Robert Ray's speech in front of the U.S. House of Representatives' subcommittee on Immigration, Refugees and International Law in 1979. Gov. Ray spoke on his feelings of moral obligation for resettling Tai-Dam refugees in Iowa, as well as the keys to success of the program.
- What types of laws was Governor Robert Ray advocating for in his role?
- Why would Representative Jim Leach characterize Ray’s work as "... a unique blend of fiscal conservatism with basic human compassion." How could that be supported by the steps Iowa undertook to create a successful resettlement program?