Saturday, March 24, 2018

GOOD NEWS from Immigration Expert: Trump Is Slashing Refugee Admissions Even More Than Expected

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Throughout his presidential campaign, Donald Trump repeatedly put the "failed immigration policies" of the Obama administration in the spotlight. Candidate Trump hammered what he described as Obama's dangerous, ideologically driven approach to admitting immigrants and refugees. When he took office, Trump announced that drastic changes were coming, including a dramatic reduction in the number of refugees, and he is following through.
In a January report on the controversies surrounding the federal refugee resettlement program, Center for Immigration Studies fellow Don Barnett provided an eye-opening comparison between Obama's refugee quotas and Trump's: Trump has reduced Obama's 2017 high of 110,000 by 60% to just 45,000. But now, Barnett estimates that number will be slashed almost in half.
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