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Refugee resettlement by the numbers: Admissions plummet in FY18

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Nationwide refugee admissions dropped precipitously in Fiscal Year 2018 (FY18) compared to the year prior and historic trends. The Trump administration set the FY18 refugee admissions ceiling at a mere 45,000 refugees – less than half of the 95,000 historic average annually. The fact that only 22,491 refugees were actually admitted is even more shocking.

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