1. Biden raises US refugee admissions cap to 62,500 after delay sparks anger  The Guardian
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President said last month he would leave Trump-era figure of 15,000 in place this yearPresident said last month he would leave Trump-era figure of 15,000 in place this year

Biden raises US refugee admissions cap to 62,500 after delay sparks anger | Refugees | The Guardian

Today, I am revising the United States’ annual refugee admissions cap to 62,500 for this fiscal year. This erases the historically low number set by theToday, I am revising the United States’ annual refugee admissions cap to 62,500 for this fiscal year. This erases the historically low number set by the

Statement by President Joe Biden on Refugee Admissions | The White House

President Biden increased the limit of refugee admissions to 62,500 for this fiscal year on Monday following intense pressure from fellow Democrats.President Biden increased the limit of refugee admissions to 62,500 for this fiscal year on Monday following intense pressure from fellow Democrats.

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The new ceiling for refugee admissions will be 62,500 — far above former President Donald Trump's cap of 15,000. Advocates had been concerned Biden was not moving fast enough on a campaign promise.The new ceiling for refugee admissions will be 62,500 — far above former President Donald Trump's cap of 15,000. Advocates had been concerned Biden was not moving fast enough on a campaign promise.

Biden Raises Refugee Cap Far Above Trump's Limit : NPR

The move follows months of wavering from the administration and fierce blowback from human rights advocates and fellow Democrats.The move follows months of wavering from the administration and fierce blowback from human rights advocates and fellow Democrats.

Biden to lift refugee cap to 62,500 - The Washington Post

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The Biden administration said Monday it would allow 62,500 refugees to resettle in the United States, up from 15,000 during the Trump administration.The Biden administration said Monday it would allow 62,500 refugees to resettle in the United States, up from 15,000 during the Trump administration.

Joe Biden to lift Trump-era refugee cap after drawing backlash

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Joe Biden campaigned as an affable placeholder president. He lied.Joe Biden campaigned as an affable placeholder president. He lied.

Biden’s overreach doesn’t match campaign rhetoric | COMMENTARY - Baltimore Sun

Joe Biden certainly did talk during his address to Congress in a caring, positive voice, and that felt good, but compassion minus wisdom is not so wonderful, writes columnist Jay Ambrose.Joe Biden certainly did talk during his address to Congress in a caring, positive voice, and that felt good, but compassion minus wisdom is not so wonderful, writes columnist Jay Ambrose.

Column: The first 100 days are now gone but not the crisis - Chicago Tribune

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Monday formally raised the nation's cap on refugee admissions to 62,500 this year, weeks after facing bipartisan blowback for his delay in replacing the record-low ceiling set by former President Donald Trump. Refugee resettlement agencies have waited for Biden to quadruple the number of refugees allowed into the United States this year since Feb. 12, when a presidential proposal was submitted to Congress...

Biden quadruples Trump refugee cap after delay backlash

The president and much of his team learned a lesson during the Obama years: They should not wait for Republicans to negotiate.

Biden is talking to Republicans, but for only so long - POLITICO

President Joe Biden says he will raise the cap on refugees for the current fiscal year up to 62,500 from the current 15,000 - although he admits the nation may not reach the cap.President Joe Biden says he will raise the cap on refugees for the current fiscal year up to 62,500 from the current 15,000 - although he admits the nation may not reach the cap.

Biden WILL raise the refugee cap from 15,000 to 62,500 this year after several u-turns | Daily Mail Online

Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell said Democrats should expect "zero" support from his party for President Joe Biden's new big-ticket infrastructure...Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell said Democrats should expect "zero" support from his party for President Joe Biden's new big-ticket infrastructure...

McConnell predicts ‘zero’ Republican support for Biden jobs and families plan - MarketWatch

President Joe Biden said on Monday that the new fiscal year 2021 refugee cap would be 62,500 people, up fourfold from the Trump administration’s 15,000 person cap.President Joe Biden raised the refugee cap this fiscal year to 62,500 people, up from the Trump administration cap of 15,000.

Why President Bide raised America’s refugee cap for this fiscal year - Deseret News

(RNS) — ‘The sad truth is that we will not achieve 62,500 admissions this year,’ the president said in his announcement. ‘We are working quickly to undo the damage of the last four years.’(RNS) — ‘The sad truth is that we will not achieve 62,500 admissions this year,’ the president said in his announcement. ‘We are working quickly to undo the damage of the last four years.’

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President Joe Biden announced Monday, after coming under fierce criticism, that he was raising the maximum number of refugees allowed into the United States this year to 62,500 -- up from the 15,000 cap imposed by his predecessor Donald Trump.President Joe Biden announced Monday, after coming under fierce criticism, that he was raising the maximum number of refugees allowed into the United States this year to 62,500 -- up from the 15,000 cap imposed by his predecessor Donald Trump.

Joe Biden Raises US Refugee Limit To 62,500 After Criticism

The president reneged on that promise last month. People weren't happy.The president reneged on that promise last month. People weren't happy.

Raising the Refugee Cap Should Be Just the Start of Fixing America’s Inhumane Immigration Policy – Reason.com

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden’s call for authorizing Medicare to negotiate lower prescription drug prices has energized Democrats on a politically popular idea they've been pushing for nearly 20 years only to encounter frustration... WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden’s call for authorizing Medicare to negotiate lower prescription drug prices has energized Democrats on a politically popular idea they've been pushing for nearly 20 years only to encounter frustration...

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U.S. President Joe Biden, who initially decided to keep intact his predecessor's historically low number of annual refugee admissions, Monday announced he is quadrupling this year's total.   "I am revising the United States' annual refugee admissions cap to 62,500 for this fiscal year," the president said in a statement Monday afternoon. "This erases the historically low number set by the previous administration of 15,000, which did not reflect America's values as a nation that welcomes and supports refugees.U.S. President Joe Biden, who initially decided to keep intact his predecessor's historically low number of annual refugee admissions, Monday announced he is quadrupling this year's total.   "I am revising the United States' annual refugee admissions cap to 62,500 for this fiscal year," the president said in a statement Monday afternoon. "This erases the historically low number set by the previous administration of 15,000, which did not reflect America's values as a nation that welcomes and supports refugees.

Biden to Quadruple Refugee Cap | Voice of America - English

President Biden announced an increase in the annual number of refugees allowed in the United States.President Biden announced an increase in the annual number of refugees allowed in the United States.

Biden Set to Deliver on Initial Pledge to Raise Refugee Cap - Rolling Stone

The Biden administration had initially kept a Trump-era refugee cap of 15,000.The Biden administration had initially kept a Trump-era refugee cap of 15,000.

Biden increases refugee cap to 62,500 after backlash - CBS News

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President Joe Biden announced on Monday that he is raising the cap on refugees admitted into the country to 62,500, up from the 15,000 cap.President Joe Biden announced on Monday that he is raising the cap on refugees admitted into the country to 62,500, up from the 15,000 cap the administration said would remain in place last month.

Biden raises refugee cap to 62,500 amid progressive outcry

“We are working quickly to undo the damage of the last four years,” Biden said in a statement. “It will take some time, but that work is already underway.”“We are working quickly to undo the damage of the last four years,” Biden said in a statement. “It will take some time, but that work is already underway.”

Biden Raises Cap on Refugee Admissions After Outrage

After first deciding to leave the nation's cap on refugees allowed into the US where it was, President Biden announced Monday that as many as 62,500 can enter the country...Because of Trump cutbacks, government won't fill all spots this year

Biden Completes Flip on Refugee Cap

President Biden is preparing to raise this year's refugee cap from the historic low set by his predecessor.President Biden is preparing to raise this year's refugee cap from the historic low set by his predecessor.

Biden is raising the 2021 refugee cap to 62,500, but says 'the sad truth' is he will likely not achieve it

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He had originally planned to keep a Trump-era ceiling of 15,000 in place.He had originally planned to keep a Trump-era ceiling of 15,000 in place.

Biden to raise refugee cap to 62,500 - Axios

WASHINGTON, DC — The Biden administration will raise the refugee ceiling to 62,500 people this fiscal year, the White House confirmed, after receiving swift criticism last month when President Joe Biden kept the lower Trump-era cap in place. “I am revising the United States’ annual refugee admissions cap to 62,500 for this fiscal year,” Biden said

Biden set to raise refugee cap to 62,500 after blowback - KVIA

The announcement comes after weeks of backlash.The announcement comes after weeks of backlash.

The Pushback Worked. Biden Will Raise the Refugee Cap to What He Originally Promised. – Mother Jones

The White House on Monday lifted the refugee cap to 62,500, ending a dizzying policy reversal by sticking with President Biden's original plan to dramatically increase from Trump-era levels the number of refugees who can be admitted intThe White House on Monday lifted the refugee cap to 62,500, ending a dizzying policy reversal by sticking with President Biden's original plan to dramatically increase from Trump-era levels the

White House raises refugee cap to 62,500 | TheHill

The White House on Monday lifted the refugee cap to 62,500, ending a dizzying policy reversal by sticking with President Biden's original plan to dramatically increase from Trump-era levels the number of refugees who can be admitted intThe White House on Monday lifted the refugee cap to 62,500, ending a dizzying policy reversal by sticking with President Biden's original plan to dramatically increase from Trump-era levels the

White House raises refugee cap to 62,500 | TheHill

President Joe Biden said he is raising the annual U.S. refugee cap to 62,500 entrants for this year, from the cap of 15,000 set under the Trump administration.President Joe Biden said he is raising the annual U.S. refugee cap to 62,500 entrants for this year, from the cap of 15,000 set under the Trump administration.

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Biden to allow up to 62,500 refugees into US after criticismBiden to allow up to 62,500 refugees into US after criticism

Biden to allow up to 62,500 refugees into US after criticism - France 24

President faced intense criticism after initially shying away from raising refugee numbers, a key campaign promisePresident faced intense criticism after initially shying away from raising refugee numbers, a key campaign promise

Biden raises refugee cap to 62,500 after blowback, still well short of historic highs | The Independent

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“I don’t think there will be any Republican support — none, zero — for the $4.1 trillion grab bag,” McConnell told a press conference in his home state of Kentucky.“I don’t think there will be any Republican support — none, zero — for the $4.1 trillion grab bag,” McConnell told a press conference in his home state of Kentucky.

McConnell vows to unite Republicans against Biden's infrastructure plan - New York Daily News

Refugee advocates slammed US President Joe Biden last month after he went back on a plan to raise the admissions limit.Refugee advocates slammed US President Joe Biden last month after he went back on a plan to raise the admissions limit.

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President Joe Biden is formally raising the nation’s cap on refugee admissions to 62,500 this year.President Joe Biden is formally raising the nation’s cap on refugee admissions to 62,500 this year.

Biden raises refugee admissions to 62,5000 after facing backlash

President Joe Biden announced Monday, after coming under fierce criticism, that he was raising the maximum number of refugees allowed into the United States this year to 62,500 -- up from the 15,000 cap imposed by his predecessor Donald Trump.The change follows backlash from allies over Biden's earl...President Joe Biden announced Monday, after coming under fierce criticism, that he was raising the maximum number of refugees allowed into the United States this year to 62,500 -- up from the 15,000 cap imposed by his predecessor Donald Trump.The change follows backlash from allies over Biden's earl...

Joe Biden reverses course on refugees after fierce criticism from allies - Raw Story - Celebrating 17 Years of Independent Journalism

Between the two speeches, Tim Scott delivered the superior product.Between the two speeches, Tim Scott delivered the superior product.

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The Biden administration on Monday announced that it will raise the refugee cap to 62,500 this fiscal year, following backlash the President faced last month…Biden Raises Refugee Cap To 62,500 After Backlash For Keeping Trump Era Limit

Biden Raises Refugee Cap To 62,500 After Backlash For Keeping Trump Era Limit | Talking Points Memo

The action comes about two weeks after President Biden announced that he was leaving the Trump administration’s limit of 15,000 refugees in place, prompting a swift backlash.The action comes about two weeks after President Biden announced that he was leaving the Trump administration’s limit of 15,000 refugees in place, prompting a swift backlash.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Tim Scott accused Democrats on Wednesday of dividing the country and suggested they're wielding race as "a political weapon," using the official Republican response to President Joe Biden's maiden speech to Congress to credit the GOP for leading the country out of its pandemic struggles and toward a hopeful future. Scott, R-S. C.WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Tim Scott accused Democrats on Wednesday of dividing the country and suggested they're wielding race as "a political weapon," using the official Republican response to President Joe Biden's maiden speech to Congress to credit the GOP for leading the country out of its pandemic struggles and toward a hopeful future. Scott, R-S. C.

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