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Trump administration proposes to cut refugee limit to the lowest level in program history

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The Trump administration on Thursday recommended that the restructuring requirements for admission and the reduction in the number of refugees admitted to the United States every year, 18.000, — the lowest number since the resettlement program began in 1980.

For the fiscal year beginning Oct. 1, the Trump administration recommended cutting the refugee number to more than a third after last year’s record low of 30,000. The number would be a fraction of the 110,000 refugees the aim of the Obama administration is trying to, for FY 2017.

The management must be permitted to consult with the Congress on the total number of refugees for the next fiscal year, and the Congress could look for a higher number. The administration also proposed the allocation of numbers by groups of special humanitarian interest rather than region. Religious minorities will be prioritized with 5,000 spots, the Iraqis who supported the US-allocated than 4,000 spots and 1,500 seats are reserved for migrants from the Northern triangle ” of Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador.

“The management of refugee admissions ceiling suggested the ongoing security and humanitarian crisis on our southern border and the massive asylum backlog into account, now nearly 1 million people, declared A” State Department spokesperson.

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“The United States is expected to more than 368,000 new refugees and asylum applications in FY 2020. You, the 18,000 would blanket the refugees we propose to resettle the new refugees; we also expect that processing of more than 350,000 people in the new asylum cases,” the spokesman said.

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While only 18,000 would be, refugee status granted, another 350,000 by the residue of 1 million asylum would be processed. Asylum is granted to immigrants already within the United States, while refugees require protection from outside the country. To reduce In an effort to asylum applications, the White house banned asylum in the United States for all, which was traveled through a third country, and it was denied asylum. If a migrant from Honduras to travel through Mexico to the USA, he or she must first apply and be denied asylum in Mexico, before the case is heard by the United States

President Trump under an executive order signed in the refugees to be resettled in countries in which state and local governments, consent to receive. After you have a admission for the United States, however, you are free to move wherever you please, according to a senior administration official.

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To note, the State Department statement, ensure that the refugee and asylum-claims are in addition to the more than 8 billion dollars the United States overseas for humanitarian assistance in FY 2018, “more than any other country.” “Our aid reaches tens of thousands of millions of displaced and crisis-affected people around the world, including the one that is never to be justified or third country resettlement.”

Contributed to rich Edson to this report.

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