Tag: Refugee

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The inside story of Biden’s reversal on refugee admissions.

The inside story of Biden’s reversal on refugee admissions.

What had been an easy promise on the campaign trail — to reverse what Democrats called President Donald J. Trump’s “racist” limits on accepting ref [...]
After refugee flipflop, White House insists nod to progressives was plan all along

After refugee flipflop, White House insists nod to progressives was plan all along

Pressed on an apparent flip-flop last week on the cap for allowing refugees into the country amid withering criticism from congres [...]
Biden Administration Defends Sticking With Trump Refugee Cap For Now

Biden Administration Defends Sticking With Trump Refugee Cap For Now

Jen Psaki, the White House press secretary, on Monday defended the administration’s decision to keep the number of refugees allowed into the countr [...]
Secretary of State Blinken defends Biden on refugee cap flip-flop

Secretary of State Blinken defends Biden on refugee cap flip-flop

​Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Sunday defended President Biden’s backtracking on upholding the Trump’s administration’s dec [...]
Biden finally calls migrant surge at border a ‘crisis’ as he explains his cave on refugee cap

Biden finally calls migrant surge at border a ‘crisis’ as he explains his cave on refugee cap

President Biden is finally calling the chaos at the southern border what it is — a crisis. The startling rhetorical turnabout c [...]
President Biden Wavers on Restricting Refugee Entry

President Biden Wavers on Restricting Refugee Entry

WASHINGTON — The White House announced on Friday that President Biden would limit the number of refugees allowed into the United States this year t [...]
Biden Wavers on Restricting Refugee Entry

Biden Wavers on Restricting Refugee Entry

WASHINGTON — The White House announced on Friday that President Biden would limit the number of refugees allowed into the United States this year t [...]
Biden appears to cave on 15K refugee cap under pressure from left, Democrats

Biden appears to cave on 15K refugee cap under pressure from left, Democrats

Just hours after President Joe Biden signed an executive order that would retain the Trump administration’s 15,000 person cap on r [...]
Biden keeps Trump’s cap on refugee admissions despite saying he’d expand it

Biden keeps Trump’s cap on refugee admissions despite saying he’d expand it

President Biden has opted to retain the Trump administration’s 15,000 cap on refugee admissions to the US despite earlier proposin [...]
Biden Will Not Raise Refugee Admission Target

Biden Will Not Raise Refugee Admission Target

The Biden administration will keep the target of refugee admissions for this year at the historically low level set by the Trump administration, wa [...]
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