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US Seeks to Sharply Cut Refugee Admissions as Asylum Claims Soar

WASHINGTON—The State Department is proposing a 30,000 ceiling for refugee resettlements in fiscal year 2019, according to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sept. 17. The number is a 20,000-person decrease from fiscal 2017, and the lowest since 1980. However, Pompeo said, the United States anticipates processing an additional 280,000 asylum-seekers in fiscal 2019. More [ ] The post US Seeks to Sharply Cut Refugee Admissions as Asylum Claims Soar appeared first on NTD.TV.

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