In a few weeks Donald Trump and Sec. of State Tillerson will be announcing how many refugees could be admitted in FY18 which begins on Oct. 1. If they announce 50,000 or up then you will know Trump is not serious about reforming the UN/US Refugee Admissions Program. Obama himself had two years under 60,000.
So far the total number of refugees admitted to the US in FY17 is 51,024.
For the first time in the history of the over 3-decades-old program, we have surpassed the CEILING.
(Thank the Supreme Court for that—for writing law!)
And, since inauguration day we have admitted 21,007 refugees according to data stored by the US State Department at Wrapsnet.
83% of the 51,024 come from 8 countries (see below).
Here is a map showing where the 51,024 have been placed:
Alaska is 68 and Hawaii is 3 (since they have been begging…
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