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

  1. Original Date Announced

    November 1, 2019

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

    Presidential Determination on Refugee Admissions for Fiscal Year 2020
  2. Effective Date

    November 1, 2019

Current Status

Fully in Effect

Original Trump Policy Status

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

Pre Trump-Era Policies


  • 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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