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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 [...]
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 U-turns as he’s forced to remove Trump’s cap on refugees after backlash from left-wing Democrats including AOC

Biden U-turns as he’s forced to remove Trump’s cap on refugees after backlash from left-wing Democrats including AOC

PRESIDENT JOE Biden rolled back his intent to keep the refugee cap at the Trump era level after backlash from left-wing Democrats including Alexand [...]
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 [...]
Syrian Refugees in Rebel Controlled Idlib Are Stuck in Limbo

Syrian Refugees in Rebel Controlled Idlib Are Stuck in Limbo

IDLIB, Syria — Among the millions of Syrians who fled as the government bombed their towns, destroyed their homes and killed their loved ones are 1 [...]
Mozambique city overwhelmed by people fleeing Islamist violence

Mozambique city overwhelmed by people fleeing Islamist violence

PEMBA – Peter N’Guila used to have no trouble supporting his family of three on his consultant’s salary. But since Islamic State-l [...]
Mystery of sleeping refugee children who shut down in coma-like state

Mystery of sleeping refugee children who shut down in coma-like state

Children from refugee families in Sweden are mysteriously falling into coma-like states and not waking up for years. The condition [...]
Pompeo rejected US effort to declare ‘genocide’ in Myanmar on eve of coup: officials

Pompeo rejected US effort to declare ‘genocide’ in Myanmar on eve of coup: officials

WASHINGTON – In the last days of the Trump administration, some US officials urged outgoing Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to formal [...]
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