President #Trump makes huge cuts in immigration quotas

President Trump plans to slash the number of refugees allowed in the United States by more than half, pressing a longer-term goal of limiting legal immigration and imposing tougher vetting procedures for foreign visitors.

The Trump administration has told Congress it will limit refugee admissions to about 45,000 in the fiscal year that starts Sunday.

That’s down sharply from the 110,000 cap in President Obama’s last year in office.

The new plan would set the lowest cap since the 1980s, after Congress gave the president authority to set a maximum number of immigrants allowed to resettle in the U.S.

Source: Trump plans to slash refugee admissions by more than half – LA Times


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