You’ve seen it all over the news I’m sure: the Trump Administration has reportedly given a waiver to 872 refugees who are already in transit around the world to enter the US despite the freeze announced on Friday. 206 of those are represented in the summary below.
Today marks the end of 4 months of Fiscal year 2017.
For new readers, the fiscal year ends on September 30th and sometime during the week of September, President Donald Trump will be making his determination for how many refugees and from where they will come for fiscal year 2018. He will send the determination to Congress and Congress’ role is ONLY to consult. For decades, until 2015, the determination was met on the hill with virtual silence.
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As you know the Executive Orderof last Friday evening reset…
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