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Refugee Admissions Plummet to 1,242 in First Month of FY 2018

The number of refugees admitted into the country during the first month of FY 2018 by the Trump administration plummeted to 1,242 – an 87 percent decline from the 9,945 admitted during the first month of FY 2017 by the Obama administration.

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Supreme Court Decision Creates Bureaucratic Mess in Refugee Admissions Program

Monday’s unanimous decision by the Supreme Court to partially restore the temporary travel and refugee bans contained in President Trump’s Executive Order 13780 ensures that the federal Refugee Admissions Program will be entangled in a bureaucratic mess for the remainder of FY 2017, and probably longer.

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Federal Judge Who Blocked Trump Travel Ban Will Rule on Plaintiffs Request to Double Number of Refugees in FY 2017

Judge Theodore Chuang of the U.S. District Court in Maryland, who issued a temporary restraining order on March 15 halting part of President Trump’s Executive Order 13780, has scheduled a hearing on March 28 to consider the merits of a request made by the plaintiffs in their complaint to revoke the section of that exec order that limited the maximum number of refugees authorized to enter the United States in FY 2017 to 50,000.

Syrian refugee Morad Alteibawi, left, talks to his 4-year-old daughter, Roma, as his wife Ola Alteibawi listens to United Nations Ambassador Samantha Power speaks at Seton Hall University, Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016, in South Orange, N.J. Power said the president's foreign policy has successfully engaged foes and galvanized allies to …

State of Tennessee Files Constitutional Challenge to Refugee Resettlement Program

The Thomas More Law Center filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of the Tennessee General Assembly and the State of Tennessee in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee on Monday challenging the federal refugee resettlement program for violating the state’s sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

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Bureaucrats Bring 500 Refugees Into Country One Day Before Trump’s Expected Ban

Bureaucrats at the State Department brought 500 refugees into the country on Tuesday, one day before President Trump “is expected to order a multi-month ban on allowing refugees into the United States except for religious minorities escaping persecution, until more aggressive vetting is in place,” according to Reuters.

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Ten Unanswered Questions About the Refugee Resettlement Program and Somali Attacker at Ohio State

The story of Abdul Razak Ali Artan’s two and a half years in the United States reveals the many weaknesses of the federal refugee resettlement program. Breitbart News has put together a list of ten unanswered questions about Artan, the Somali refugee who on Monday attacked eleven people on the campus of Ohio State University, first with a car and then with a knife, before he was shot and killed by a campus police officer.

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Critics: Hillary Clinton Plans to Flood U.S. With Muslim Refugees

More than 45 percent of the refugees resettled in the United States in FY 2016, 38,556 out of 84,995, were Muslim, according to the Department of State’s interactive website. Of the 12,587 Syrian refugees who were resettled in the United States in FY 2016, more than 99 percent, 12,487, were Muslim.

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Three Refugees Diagnosed with Active TB in California

Three refugees who arrived in California during 2014 were diagnosed with active tuberculosis (TB) at their initial domestic medical screening, according to the state’s Office of Refugee Health (ORH).

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Legal Rebellion in Michigan Over Refugees Could Help Trump Win State

“I’ve brought in my legal team from the county, and we’re about to sue them [the federal government] to get an injunction to stop them from relocating more people into this community until the rules are adhered to,” Patterson told Beckmann.