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POTUS caps refugee admissions at 45,000 for Fiscal Year 2018

  1. Date Announced

    Sept. 29, 2017

    President Trump issues the annual presidential determination for refugee admissions FY 2018, reducing refugee admissions to 45,000, below his prior reduction to 50,000 announced in EO 13769. [ID# 21]

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  2. Effective Date of Change

    Oct. 1, 2017
Status: Final/Actual
Type of Action: Presidential Orders
Subject Matter: Refugees

Prior Policies


NPR: Trump Administration To Drop Refugee Cap To 45,000, Lowest In Years

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