TSON News | President Trump Is Poised To Slash the Number of Refugees In the U.S., Replaying the Worst of Our History

President Trump Is Poised To Slash the Number of Refugees In the U.S., Replaying the Worst of Our History

Syndicated from Common Dreams - Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community. Read entire article here.

Cecillia Wang

In coming days, President Trump is expected to announce the maximum number of refugees the United States will accept in the next fiscal year. Trump may cap the number at 50,000 or even lower, the New York Times has reported—fewer than any year since the beginning of the modern refugee resettlement program in 1980. In the midst of the world’s largest refugee crisis since World War II, the United States is set to abdicate its global leadership and abandon tens of thousands of vulnerable people.

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