With 65.6 million people forcibly displaced across the world—twice as many as 20 years ago—Trump cut the 2018 refugee admissions to the U.S. to 45,000 after minimal consultation with Congress. It's time to contact your representatives!
“It’s hard to comprehend why the administration would move to limit resettlement, when the need is greater than ever," said Betsy Fisher, policy director for the International Refugee Assistance Project. "We are abandoning desperate people in life-or-death situations, including children with medical emergencies, US wartime allies, and survivors of torture.”
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