On December 04, 2019, SNU GSIS invited SooKyung Nam Vitale, a Senior Staff Attorney from Legal Services NYC, to speak at on Issues and Perspectives Seminar with the title of “U.S. Refugee Policy in the Trump Era: Changes and Impacts on Women and Children”. Sponsored by Toyota Motor Korea, the Issues and Perspectives Seminar series put on by SNU GSIS in order to discuss timely global issues, U.S. Refugee Policy. In the seminar, the lecturer broadly covered U.S Refugee Law, the definition of refugee and the five grounds for persecution. She shared the story of the violence against women in Honduras and epidemic violence against Women and Girls. Also she examined the current issues to U.S. Refugee policy under the Trump era, including ‘Matter of A-B- decision’, ‘Migrant Protection Protocols’ and ‘Safe Third Country Agreements’.