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Boy drowns as Syrian refugee boat sinks off coast of Lebanon

Added: 22.09.2018 16:07 | 16 views | 0 comments

A boy has drowned after a boat carrying Syrian refugees sank off the coast of Lebanon today.

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Stephen Miller bests Pompeo, Haley and Mattis to get his way on immigration

Added: 21.09.2018 9:33 | 17 views | 0 comments

A planned cut in the number of refugees the U.S. admits is the latest win for hardliner Stephen Miller, who keeps beating the Trump admin’s pragmatists.

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Jordan Scrambles to Recoup Funds for Palestinians Lost to U.S. Cuts

Added: 19.09.2018 22:48 | 2 views | 0 comments

Jordan has embarked on an overseas lobbying campaign to replace funding that the Trump administration pulled last month for an agency that supports hundreds of thousands of Palestinian refugees in the kingdom.

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Politicians blame refugees for violence. But refugees are more likely to be its victims.

Added: 19.09.2018 10:00 | 12 views | 0 comments

There are steps that governments can take to protect them.

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Trump will consult with Congress on refugee cap: State Department

Added: 19.09.2018 0:42 | 15 views | 0 comments

President Donald Trump will make the final decision on the number of refugees allowed into the United States after consulting with Congress, State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said on Tuesday.

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The Trump approach to refugees, visualized

Added: 18.09.2018 21:11 | 13 views | 0 comments

In 2016, the U.S. accepted 85,000 refugees. In 2018, we've accepted less than a quarter of that number.

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Pakistan's prime minister vows to grant citizenship to 1.5 million refugees

Added: 18.09.2018 17:00 | 6 views | 0 comments

Citizenship would be granted to children of Afghan and Bengali refugees born in Pakistan

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Pompeo Drastically Reduces Number of Refugees Admitted To The US

Added: 18.09.2018 3:13 | 13 views | 0 comments

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced the United States would not allow more than 30,000 refugees into the country in 2019, decreasing last year's cap by a third, according to The Guardian. The policy was implemented after President Donald Trump took office to cut the legal paths to immigration by hardliners in the White House, State Department, and the Pentagon. In 2017 when Trump took office, the refugee cap for the U.S. was set to 110,000 which Trump halved to 45,000. But even less than 45,000 refugees were actually allowed in the country, with the latest cap figure marking another historic low since the U.S. Refugee Act was introduced more than four decades ago. Pompeo also said the...

Trump admin chops number of refugees U.S. will admit to 38-year low

Added: 18.09.2018 1:17 | 10 views | 0 comments

Refugee advocates say the number reflects the desire of the Trump administration to limit overall immigration and is not tied to national security.

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