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Why Reducing The Refugee Cap Is Bad Finance

In late September, the government announced that it would slash the number of refugees allowed in the U.S. to 18,000 — a dramatic and historic low for the country since the modern resettlement program’s creation in 1980. In 2016, the refugee cap was at 85,000, which means this current cap was a reduction of a whopping 78% in a short period of ... Read More »

UNHCR report highlights education crisis for refugee children

Hakizimana Lydiella, 13, is a young refugee at Mahama camp in Rwanda’s Eastern province, where school-age refugees are integrated into the national school system alongside Rwandan students.  © UNHCR/Anthony Karumba GENEVA – More than 3.5 million refugee children aged 5 to 17 did not have the chance to attend school in the last academic year, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, says ... Read More »