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Biden quadruples Trump refugee cap after delay backlash

President Joe Biden formally raised the nation’s cap on refugee admissions to 62,500 this year, weeks after facing bipartisan blowback for his...

Refugee resettlement agencies have waited for Biden to quadruple the number of refugees allowed into the United States this year since Feb. 12, when a presidential proposal was…

  • WASHINGTON-The Associated Press
  • Hurriyet

But the presidential determination went unsigned until May 3. Biden said he first needed to expand the narrow eligibility criteria put in place by Trump that had kept out most refugees.

He did that last month in an emergency determination. But it also stated that Trump’s cap of…

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