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POTUS caps refugee admissions at 30,000 for Fiscal Year 2019

  1. Original Date Announced

    October 4, 2018

    President Trump issues memorandum to the Secretary of State authorizing the admission of 30,000 refugees to the United States during fiscal year 2019. [ID #52]

    Presidential Memorandum: For the Secretary of State re FY2019 Refugee Cap
  2. Effective Date

    October 1, 2018

Current Status

Fully in Effect

Original Trump Policy Status

Status: Final/Actual
Trump Administration Action: Presidential Orders
Subject Matter: Refugees

Pre Trump-Era Policies


  • Report: Refugee Council USA on Historically Low Admissions to the United States

    Go to article
  • MPI |As US Resettles Fewer Refugees, Some Face Bigger Hits

    Go to article

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