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POTUS reduces refugee admissions to 18,000 for Fiscal Year 2020

  1. Date Announced

    Nov. 1, 2019

    President Trump reduces refugee admissions further for 2020 and sets cap at 18,000. [ID #105]

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  2. Effective Date of Change

    Nov. 1, 2019


Congressional Research Service: FY2020 Refugee Ceiling and Allocations

The FY2020 refugee ceiling of 18,000 is the lowest in the history of the U.S. refugee admissions program.

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