AMERICA LIMITS REFUGEE SETTLEMENT

Friday, 27 September 2019 - 11:59

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The Trump administration has decided to limit the number of refugees permitted to reside in the United States to 18,000 by 2020.

It is the lowest refugee settlement per year under the Modern American Refugee Program.

The Trump administration is of the view that a reform of the American immigration system is necessary before large numbers of refugees can be resettled.

America has restricted refugee settlement during a period when the total refugee population in the world has increased to 71 million refugees worldwide.


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