Oct-Nov 2016: 18,300 refugees were admitted to the U.S.
Oct-Nov 2017: 3,108 refugees were admitted to the U.S.
- The Trump administration announced it has pulled out of the United Nation’s U.N. for global responsibility-sharing for refugees and migrants initiative. Nikki Haley, our ambassador to the United Nations, said the initiative “is simply not compatible with U.S. sovereignty.”
- SCOTUS ruled to allow the Trump administration to fully enforce its travel ban on residents from six radical regimes and failed states, including Chad, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria and Yemen, and on officials from North Korea and Venezuela.