Capping the Refugee Intake

Capping the Refugee Intake

Sriram Lakshman, The Hindu (October 6, 2019)

Even as the number of refugees hit 26 million at the end of 2018 — a historic post-war high — the Trump administration has dramatically cut back on the number it is allowing into the U.S. The administration recently announced a proposal to cap admits in financial year 2020 at 18,000, the lowest since the country’s Refugee Act of 1980 was passed.

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