Skip to comments.Trump Administration Considers a Drastic Cut in Refugees Allowed to Enter U.S.
Posted on 09/07/2019 4:39:08 AM PDT by BeauBo
The White House is considering a plan that would keep most refugees who are fleeing war, persecution and famine out of the United States, significantly cutting back a decades-old program, according to current and former administration officials.
One option that top officials are weighing would cut refugee admissions by half or more, to 10,000 to 15,000 people, but reserve most of those spots for people from a few countries or from groups with special status, such as Iraqis and Afghans who work alongside American troops, diplomats and intelligence operatives abroad. Another option, proposed by a top administration official, would reduce refugee admissions to zero, while leaving the president with the ability to admit some in an emergency...
The issue is expected to come to a head on Tuesday, when White House officials plan to convene a high-level meeting to discuss the annual number of refugee admissions for the coming year, as determined by President Trump...
For two years, Stephen Miller, Mr. Trumps top immigration adviser, has used his considerable influence in the West Wing to reduce the refugee ceiling to its lowest levels in history, capping the program at 30,000 this year. That is a more than 70 percent cut from its level when President Barack Obama left office...
Advocates of the nearly 40-year-old refugee program inside and outside the administration fear that approach would effectively starve the operation out of existence, making it impossible to resettle even those narrow populations.
Pulling the rug out from under refugees and the resettlement program"...
(SecDef) Espers predecessor, Jim Mattis, had taken up the refugee cause with an almost missionary zeal... Mr. Espers position on the issue is unknown...
(Excerpt) Read more at nytimes.com ...
Gee, take your time there Donald.
Another option, proposed by a top administration official, would reduce refugee admissions to zero, while leaving the president with the ability to admit some in an emergency............
This would be glorious. However, it would only really matter if he wins in November 2020. If not, then the flood gates are open and it’ll be time for a certain segment of the country to make some decisions. That decision would involve the Tree of Liberty, etc.
AND THIS———they come here claiming fear, seeking “asylum” which triggers hefty SS checks (plus all the freebies on the gravy train).
Later, the “fearful” refugees travel back to the brutal countries they fear (traveling ON OUR DIME dime as per our cuckoo US immigration laws).
They then come back to the US and begin collecting under a new name.
Better late than never. How do we get rid of the 70,000 somalis Obama flooded Michigan and Minnesota with?
Obama brought in 80,000 in his last full year.
Trump has averaged about 30,000 per year in 2017-2018.
The posted article implies that the Refugee “ceiling” is the actual number brought in each year.
That is false.
Every President - including Trump - has the option to admit ZERO Refugees each year.
Sure glad he’s sticking to his campaign promise of announcing things ahead of time.
Another option, proposed by a top administration official, would reduce refugee admissions to zero,
I like this option.
“Another option, proposed by a top administration official, would reduce refugee admissions to zero, while leaving the president with the ability to admit some in an emergency”
A much better plan.
1) Invaders are not refugees
2) NYTimes are lying supremacist rascists
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I applaud the gist of the headline, but once again, here is one of these phony “news” headlines. Nothing has happened.
This isn’t a slam on you Beau, just a commentary on how we’ve gotten accustomed to NON NEWS substituting for news because there is no news to report, so they report POSSIBILITIES.
And zero illegals!
Needs to cut to ZERO. Absolutely no more allowed in no matter the reason. None until every last illegal and visa overstayer is kicked out. After that, then we might consider opening immigration back up to a very small number.
Divert them all to Sweden, where they love rape and violence.
Considers? I will take my political blinders off and just say that I am sick of cheap political talk. Just freaking do it already. What’s to lose when we all know most of the time it’s automatically dead in the House and by a-hole judges. The media will spin it like Trump is a Nazi anyway. We can’t dither with the left. America,as I write,is being colonized rapidly.
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