January 4, 2019
The refugee arrivals numbers are in, and there’s good news and bad news. The numbers are calculated based on the fiscal year, which runs from Oct. 1 through Sept. 30, according to the Cato Institute.
Early on, President Donald Trump was attacked over the travel ban. Some claimed it was a Muslim ban, but it was not.
It had been used by President Barack Obama, as well. The focus was on restricting entry to the United States from people coming from countries that were known as terrorism hotbeds.
In September 2017, CNN reported that the Trump administration would “dramatically reduce the number of refugees allowed to resettle in the United States, bringing the number to less than half of what former President Barack Obama had proposed for the current fiscal year.” And the number of refugees for the last fiscal year has shown a significant decline.
This article was posted: Friday, January 4, 2019 at 5:43 am