Refugee Admittance to U.S. Down 87 Percent
Refugee admittance dropped drastically under the Trump administration.
Admission is down 87 percent in the first month of fiscal year 2018. The number dropped from 9945 refugees last fiscal year to 1242 this year.
Muslim refugee entry slowed from 45 percent to 23 percent.
Refugee admissions down 87%, percent of Muslim refugees declines from 45% to 23%. pic.twitter.com/9SgK0pVBot
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President Trump has ordered "enhanced vetting" now that his ban on refugees on certain countries known to harbor terrorism has expired.
President Obama capped refugees per year at 110,000. Trump has lowered that number 45,000 for the fiscal year that started last month.