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U.S. Admitted 22,000 Refugees in FY 2018, Lowest Number in 40 Years

HeadlineOct 03, 2018

The State Department confirmed Tuesday that the U.S. admitted just over 22,000 refugees during the last fiscal year, the lowest number in four decades. The number of refugees resettled in the U.S. was half of the Trump administration’s cap for the year of 45,000, a number that itself would have been among the lowest on record.

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