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Immigration

Biden’s ambitious higher cap on refugee admissions unlikely to be met

Both sides agree on one thing about President Joe Biden’s decision to raise this year’s cap on refugee admissions from a historic low of 15,000 to as many as 62,500. The U.S. is not going to come close to hitting that new ceiling. “It’s not realistic, it’s just a kind of virtue signaling,” said Lora

Immigration

Biden quadruples Trump refugee cap after delay backlash

President Joe Biden on Monday formally raised the nation’s cap on refugee admissions to 62,500 this year, weeks after facing bipartisan blowback for his delay in replacing the record-low ceiling set by former President Donald Trump. Refugee resettlement agencies have waited for Biden to quadruple the number of refugees allowed into the United States this

Immigration

Biden set to boost US refugee admissions after Trump cut

The Biden administration is preparing to notify Congress and others that it will dramatically increase U.S. admissions of refugees. Officials and people familiar with the matter say Biden plans to announce this week that he will increase the cap on the number of refugees allowed into the United States to more than eight times the

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