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Islamic Groups ‘Thrilled’ About Governors Approving More Refugees

Islamic organizations say they are “thrilled” about nearly 40 state governors, including 17 Republicans, approving more refugee resettlement for their states thus far. For fiscal year 2020, President Donald Trump will continue cutting refugee admissions by reducing former President Barack Obama’s refugee inflow by at least 80 percent. This reduction would mean a maximum of 18,000 refugees […]

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Near-record number of migrants make Channel crossing in one day

A total of 79 migrants have crossed the English Channel in five boats – close to the record number to do so in one day. The group of migrants, which included children, was intercepted in five separate incidents on Wednesday, the Home Office said. It is close to the record number of people to cross the […]

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EU states fail on sharing refugees – VoxEurop (English)

A mandatory 2015 scheme to dispatch people seeking international protection from Greece and Italy across the European Union did not deliver promised results, say EU auditors. Although member states took in some 35,000 people from both countries, the EU auditors say at least 445,000 Eritreans, Iraqis and Syrians may have been potentially eligible in Greece […]

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