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Immigration Law

63 House Members Question Slow Pace of Refugee Admissions: Bipartisan Letter to Nielsen, Pompeo

July 17, 2018 letter - "In September 2017, your Administration announced a Presidential Determination of 45,000 for Fiscal Year 2018, the lowest refugee admissions ceiling ever set. To meet this number, the United States must admit 3,750 refugees each month. However, as of July 9th, only 16,429 refugees have arrived in the U.S. At this pace, the United States may only admit 20,000 refugees for this fiscal year, well short of the 45,000 ceiling set by the Administration.  We respectfully request answers to the following questions regarding the implementation of the refugee resettlement program for FY18..."