Politic > Donald Trump

Biden set to boost US refugee admissions after Trump cut

1 month ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - The Biden administration is preparing to notify Congress and others that it will dramatically increase U.S. admissions of refugees.
Officials and people familiar with the matter say Biden plans to announce this week that he will increase the cap on the number of refugees allowed into the United States to more than eight times the level at which the Trump administration left it.
Former President Donald Trump had drastically reduced the refugee admissions cap to only 15,000 before he left office. Biden's plan would raise that number to 125,000, an increase of 10,000 over the...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Donald Trump      U.S.      Congress      Barack Obama  


Sinema Slammed For Exaggerated Thumbs-Down On $15 Minimum Wage

Sinema Slammed For Exaggerated Thumbs-Down On $15 Minimum Wage

Hand gestures are commonplace in the Senate, but Sen. Kyrsten Sinema is getting flack for the way she voted against a $15 minimum wage. Read more ...

New York Legislature Strips Cuomo Of Extraordinary Emergency Powers, With A...

New York Legislature Strips Cuomo Of Extraordinary Emergency Powers, With A Caveat

It's the latest setback for Cuomo, who is facing a pair of political crises. But many of his critics say the legislation doesn't do enough to wrest power back from the... Read more ...

New York AG warns Cuomo's office not to delete anything as probe ensues

New York AG warns Cuomo's office not to delete anything as probe ensues

ALBANY, N.Y. - New York's attorney general's office has instructed Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office not to erase any documents or materials that could come under scrutiny during her... Read more ...

Trump appointee arrested over Capitol riot took a police riot shield and...

Trump appointee arrested over Capitol riot took a police riot shield and fought with officers, affidavit says

Summary List Placement A Trump appointee who has been arrested in connection with the Capitol riot fought police and used a riot shield to wedge the door to the building open... Read more ...

The Nursing Home Decision That Haunts Andrew Cuomo

The Nursing Home Decision That Haunts Andrew Cuomo

While New York's governor comes under fire for sketchy data on nursing home deaths from COVID-19, New Jersey's governor wins praise for telling it straight. Read more ...

AP poll puts Biden job approval at 60 percent

AP poll puts Biden job approval at 60 percent

A solid majority of Americans say they approve of President Joe Biden's early job performance, according to a new survey, with even more respondents giving him positive marks... Read more ...

Trump State Department Aide Federico Klein Arrested In Capitol Riot

Trump State Department Aide Federico Klein Arrested In Capitol Riot

Charges include assaulting an officer with a dangerous weapon during the Jan. 6 mob insurrection. Read more ...

Trump Appointee Arrested for Role in Capitol Riot

Trump Appointee Arrested for Role in Capitol Riot

One of the latest people arrested in connection with the Capitol riot is a former State Department aide who worked on former President Trump's 2016 campaign. Federico Klein... Read more ...

Australia Asks European Commission To Review Italy's Block On Vaccine Shipments

Australia Asks European Commission To Review Italy's Block On Vaccine Shipments

The blocked shipment of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines was the first intervention by the EU since the bloc approved rules that could restrict vaccine exports to non-member nations. Read more ...

Capitol Police Request That National Guard Extend Stay In Washington By 60 Days

Capitol Police Request That National Guard Extend Stay In Washington By 60 Days

The request, reported by multiple outlets, comes amid heightened security in response to a another potential extremist plot to attack the Capitol complex. Read more ...