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Biden Will Raise Trump Refugee Cap Following Democratic Outcry

1 month ago   |   By Bloomberg

President Joe Biden will announce a higher refugee cap for this year within a month, the White House said Friday, following a swift backlash from allies over his decision to keep the historically low ceiling set by his predecessor.
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Biden to increase refugee cap in May following criticism from Democrats

1 month ago   |   By ABC

Facing swift blowback from allies and aid groups, the White House on Friday said President Joe Biden plans to lift his predecessor's historically low cap on refugees by next month, , after initially moving only to expand the eligibility criteria for resettlements.
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Following uproar, White House says it will raise this year's cap on refugee admissions - but not yet

Following uproar, White House says it will raise this year's cap on refugee admissions - but not yet

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement The White House capped a confusing day of inconsistent messaging on refugees by saying President Joe Biden will set a new, higher goal for admissions by this time next month.
Earlier, the news was bleak for victims of war and repression seeking to start a new life in the United States: 15,000 cap on refugees. In an emergency directive sent to Congress on Friday, the president said that was the maximum number of refugees - the lowest in four decades - that he would commit to resettling in the current fiscal year, which ends September 30.
"Should 15,000 admissions...
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After outcry, WH says Biden will lift refugee cap in May

1 month ago   |   By Star Tribune

Facing swift blowback from allies and aid groups, the White House on Friday said President Joe Biden plans to lift his predecessor's historically low cap on refugees by next month, after initially moving only to expand the eligibility criteria for resettlements.
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