Trump admin orders sharp drawdown of US refugee resettlement: report

The State Department supposedly to refugee resettlement centers ordered effective drawdown, their efforts in the year 2018.

(Associated Press)

The Trump administration will drastically go back to the U.S. refugee resettlement efforts, according to a Thursday report from Reuters.

The move comes months after the White house announced a massive refugee admissions, and carefully vet new entrants in the market limited to the country.

In Dec. 1 meeting, the State Department reportedly told the nine refugee agencies, the resettlement offices across the country, receive Federal approval for the relocation of nearly as many people in 2018.

Deprived of the necessary approval and Federal funding – dozens of resettlement and offices will have to close, according to Reuters.

There are about 300 such agencies in 49 States, and they are often associated with, or under the supervision of the refugee agencies. The local offices employ helpers, the refugees transition to life in America in different ways.

Resettlement officers support the plan, which is less than 100 refugees next year, it is forbidden to help, arrived to settle the newly, Reuters reported citing the State Department.

Our country needs strong boundaries and extreme control, NOW. Look at what is happening in the whole of Europe, indeed the world, a terrible mess!

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 29, 2017

The news came on the same day that a Federal judge said he would decide before Christmas to stop whether trump administration prohibition of certain refugees, after hearing arguments Thursday that the ban on the separation of families, and some refugees are in danger.

The lawyers of the ACLU and the Jewish family service asked U.S. district imposed by judge James Robart for a preliminary injunction on a ban of the administration, refugees from some predominantly Muslim countries.

The ban came into force in October, after President Donald Trump gave an executive order for the resumption of the refugee-program “with extended security audit abilities.”

In September, the Trump government announced it would sharply curtail the number of refugees in the United States to 45,000 next year. Reflect it would pay the lowest visitor level for the United States in more than a decade.

Reduction of the gap reflects Trump’s opposition to the inclusion of refugees and other immigrants in the U.S., a approach that driven already down refugee admissions.

The former President Barack Obama wanted to take, with 110,000 in the year 2017, but the pace slowed dramatically after Trump took office and gave the refugees an executive order addressing.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

Gregg Re is an editor for Fox News. Follow him on Twitter @gregg_re.

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