Secretary of State announces refugee cap for fiscal year 2019—30,000!

From the post: “So, I guess Church World Service can get off its “pins and needles!””
I love Ann’s humor, and we–the world–really need it.

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So, I guess Church World Service can get off its “pins and needles!”

trump and pompeo 2 The President with Secretary of State Pompeo

It was only this morning that we reportedthat a Church World Service employee announced that there would be no CEILING (aka CAP) announced until December.  They sure seem to have gotten their facts wrong, or did they?

There will be much wailing from the usual contractor gang (they wanted the number to be 75,000!), but remember readers that we are under 30,000 this year—we should come in at less than 25,000. (Update: as of today we have admitted 20,919 refugees with only 2 weeks to go in the fiscal year.)

Here is the brief news posted a little over an hour ago at Politico:

Trump administration intends to slash refugee cap

The Trump administration will admit no more than 30,000 refugees to the U.S. in the…

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