March 20, 2023

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Joe Biden finally raises the refugee reception ceiling

Une immense foule marche sur une route.

The roof of 15,000 was originally set by his predecessor, former President Donald Trump.

Friday, Joe Biden Signed a decree Extending this cap until the end of the government fiscal year ending September 30th.

He abandoned his plan to increase the cap to 62,500 in February. One Saturday, after playing golf, Joe Biden told reporters in Delaware that the limit would be raised to 15,000.

We will increase the number of admissions. The problem is that the refugee problem has added to the crisis that is unfolding on the border with the youth. We can’t do two things at once, but now we’re going to increase the number of admissions.

A quote from:Joe Biden

White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki said Friday that she was “expecting something in return for the time she was giving up. Determine the final and increased refugee cap for the remaining fiscal year by May 15th.

Limiting Joe Biden’s executive orders to 15,000 is a blow to legal groups, and the Democratic president wants to act quickly to overturn the policy imposed by Donald Trump. The latter determined this number to be a means of limiting immigration.

The refugee is not an immigrant

The refugee admission program is separate from the asylum system for immigrants. Refugees should be screened while abroad and allowed to enter the United States, unlike immigrants who cross the U.S. border and then seek asylum.

At a time when the number of immigrants coming to the U.S.-Mexico border has increased in recent months, as well as the desire not to appear, Joe Biden’s cautious approach has been linked to concerns about the impact of enrolling more refugees. Very open Or SensitiveAnother U.S. official told Reuters on Friday.

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Said Jen Saki on Friday Joe Biden’s initial target of 62,500 is unlikely … according to the refugee admission program we inherited.

Republicans blamed Joe Biden for the border situation and questioned his attempts to overturn other policies.