Tuesday, September 18, 2018

U.S. cuts the number of refugees allowed to enter the country, sets a record low

President Trump plans to cap the number of refugees that can be resettled in the United States next year at 30,000, his administration announced yesterday. Mike Pompeo, the secretary of state, announced the limit at the State Department, saying it reflected the “daunting operational reality” of addressing what he called a “humanitarian crisis” involving people claiming asylum in the United States. The number represents the lowest ceiling a president has placed on the refugee program since its creation in 1980. The move is the latest in a series of efforts the president has made to clamp down … [Read More...]

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U.S. cuts the number of refugees allowed to enter the country, sets a record low

President Trump plans to cap the number of refugees that can be resettled in the United States next … [Read More...]

FEMA to end housing program that is helping Puerto Ricans

As Hurricane Florence begins to lash the Carolinas, FEMA has told 987 Puerto Rican families who left … [Read More...]

Despite family reunification efforts, the number of detained migrant children is still at an all-time high

Even though hundreds of children separated from their families have been released under court … [Read More...]

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Comentarios from Maria: Say No to the Separation of Innocent Families

First they came for the Muslims, and we did not remain silent. Now, our community is under attack by the Trump administration, which is fulfilling its promise of massive deportations and we will not remain silent. Last week, agents of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) began enforcing, … [Read More...]

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