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Friday, September 27, 2019

More Trump Refugee Cuts

Evangelical Advocates Feel the Sting of More Trump Refugee Cuts
Evangelical Advocates Feel the Sting of More Trump Refugee Cuts
It’s the third consecutive year that the administration has reduced resettlement totals to record lows.
Kate Shellnutt
The Trump administration’s decision to once again cut the US refugee ceiling didn’t come as a surprise after significant reductions in 2017 and 2018, but as one evangelical leader said, expecting the move didn’t make it any easier to bear.
“That the administration had already telegraphed plans to slam the door on refugees by slashing the # to be resettled during FY2020 by 40% to a new low of only 18,000 takes away none of the sting,” tweeted Galen Carey, vice president ...
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