Biden Administration On Refugee Limits

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Protests over refugee limitations
In this June 20, 2017 file photo, Refugees and community activists gather in front of the White House in Washington. The Trump administration wants to cap the number of refugees admitted into the United States to the lowest number since the resettlement program was created in 1980. A State Department proposal released Thursday would put a cap on the number of refugees at 18,000 for the fiscal year that starts Oct. 1. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP Photo

The Biden administration admitted that it’s still trying to determine the number of refugees that will be allowed to settle in the United States. The move prompted a backlash from Democrats and advocates. We compare immigration under both administrations with a Wisconsin immigration expert.

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  • Where The Biden Administration Stands On Refugees

    President Biden’s administration received backlash for its policy that would have kept the number of refugees admitted to the United States capped at a lower level. The Biden administration says it will revisit that number in May. We’ll talk to an expert about the move and how Biden’s administration differs from the Trump administration in immigration issues.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • J. Carlisle Larsen Producer
  • Alise Coen Guest

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