Numbers update: end of first 5 months of fiscal year, highest number of refugees admitted in over 10 years

Does India have a refugee resettlement watch like this?
If not, maybe it should be considered.

Refugee Resettlement Watch

Yesterday, February 28th, was the end of the first 5 months of fiscal year 2017.

I checked the refugee admission numbers this morning (at Wrapsnet) and see that we admitted 37,026 refugees from all over the world since October 1, 2016.

tillerson-and-trump How low will they go for Fiscal Year 2018? In 6 months that determination will be made.

Two days ago we reportedthat 36,822 had arrived.

By two days from now (March 3), the flow should almost come to an end for now, although remember that President Trump has said 50,000 will be admitted by September 30th—a number that is too high in my opinion.

It is obviously too late, but I had argued for 35,000.

I knew that for the time I’ve been writing this blog (since 2007), that 37,026 was much more than we had ever admitted in the first 5 months of…

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