There's Nothing Compassionate About an Eight-Fold Surge in Refugee Admissions

By Don Barnett on January 8, 2022

Consumer prices aren't the only things soaring under the Biden administration.

The annual cap on refugee admissions is also set to skyrocket from 15,000 -- the fiscal 2021 limit imposed last fall by the Trump administration -- to 125,000, the goal set by President Biden for the current fiscal year that started in October.

This eight-fold increase isn't compassionate -- not to the working-class Americans forced to compete with these desperate new arrivals for jobs and housing, and not to the tens of millions of refugees around the world who'd benefit from a more effective U.S. aid strategy. America could help far more refugees by supporting relief operations close to their home countries, rather than resettling a tiny fraction here. . . .

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Topics: Refugees