Biden quadruple Trump’s refugee ceiling after backlash

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Joe Biden officially raised the national refugee admissions ceiling on Monday to 62,500 this year, weeks after facing a bipartisan force backlash for his delay in replacing the record ceiling set by the former President Donald Trump. Refugee resettlement agencies have been waiting for Biden to …

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Statement by President Joe Biden on refugee admissions

Today, I am revising the annual limit for refugee admissions to the United States to 62,500 for this fiscal year. This erases the historically low number set by the previous administration of 15,000, which did not reflect America’s values ​​as a nation that welcomes and supports refugees. The new admission …

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President Biden’s commitment to diversity in the first 100 days

Unless facing a crisis, the greatest responsibility of a president early in an administration is to endow the highest levels of government with hand-picked appointments. This allows the chief executive to steer the gigantic ship of state in the direction that advances his political priorities. Throughout the 2020 presidential campaign, …

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