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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday said that the downing of a Russian military plane off the coast... [Read More]
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo expressed sorrow Tuesday for the downing by Syria of a Russian warplane with 15 people on board, saying it underscored an urgent need to resolve the Syria conflict.According to Russian and Israeli forces, the Syrian regime accidentally shot down the Russian Ilyushin-20 surveillance plane off the Syria coast late Monday.It was the worst case of friendly fire between Moscow and Damascus since Russia's game-changing military intervention in September 2015."The United States expresses sorrow for the death of the aircrew members of the Russian plane that was downed by Syrian regime anti-aircraft fire," Pompeo... [Read More]
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo expressed "sorrow" over the downing of a Russian military plane, saying the deaths of the 15-person crew underscore the danger of the Syria crisis. [Read More]
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Reuters/Mike Blake The Trump administration is slashing its annual refugee cap to 30,000 for fiscal year 2019. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that among the reasons for the reduction were "prioritizing the safety and well-being of the American people." Refugees who come to the US are put through a rigorous screening process involving multiple background checks with different federal agencies and several interviews to corroborate their stories. But the process is not infallible — Pompeo cited one instance where a refugee admitted to the US in 2014 was later discovered to have ties to ISIS and... [Read More]
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As the number of people displaced by war and famine surges, the Trump administration is capping refugee admissions at the lowest level since 1980, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Monday. It's the second year in a row the administration has set the cap at a record low. The US will cap refugee admissions at …... [Read More]
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The Trump administration has officially capped how many refugees can resettle in the United States in fiscal year 2019 at a record low—and there's absolutely no guarantee that officials will even meet that number, either. Sec. of State Mike Pompeo... [Read More]
The Trump administration has once again slashed the number of refugees allowed to resettle in the United States. On Monday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced the new cap on refugees would be a historic low of just 30,000 next year, down from the current level 45,000. But the actual number of refugees allowed in to the country is expected to be far lower. Amnesty International decried the move as an "all-out attack against our country's ability to resettle refugees both now and in the future." Under President Obama the refugee cap reached 110,000. [Read More]
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The Trump administration will cap refugee admissions at the lowest levels since the refugee resettlement program began, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced. It's the second year in a row the administration has set the cap at a record low. [Read More]
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The Trump administration will cap refugee admissions at the lowest levels since the refugee resettlement program began, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Monday. It's the second year in a... [Read More]
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The U.S. will slash the number of refugees it will accept for a second straight year, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said, insisting amid criticism from human rights groups that the country is still committed to providing sanctuary to people fleeing the world's danger zones. [Read More]
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one-third lower than the 2018... [Read More]
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The U.S. will slash the number of refugees it will accept for a second straight year, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday, insisting amid criticism from human rights groups that the country ... [Read More]
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The United States will admit no more than 30,000 refugees in the coming fiscal year, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday, th ... [Read More]
The U.S. will slash the number of refugees it will accept for a second straight year, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday, insisting amid criticism from human rights groups that the country is still committed to providing sanctuary to people fleeing the world's danger zones. [Read More]
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The U.S. will slash the number of refugees it will accept for a second straight year, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said, insisting amid criticism from human rights groups that the country is still committed to providing sanctuary to people fleeing the world's danger zones. Up to 30,000 refugees will be allowed... [Read More]
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The U.S. will slash the number of refugees it will accept for a second straight year, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday, insisting amid criticism from human rights groups the... [Read More]
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The U.S. will slash the number of refugees it will accept for a second straight year, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday, insisting amid criticism from human rights groups that the country is still committed to providing sanctuary to people fleeing the world's danger zones. [Read More]
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Washington The U.S. will slash the number of refugees it will accept for a second straight year, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday, insisting amid criticism from human rights groups that the country is still committed to providing sanctuary to people fleeing the world's danger zones. Up to 30,000 refugees will be allowed into the country next year, down from a cap of 45,000 this year. It will be the lowest ceiling on admissions since the program began in 1980. The announcement comes despite calls from global humanitarian groups that this year's cap of 45,000 was too low.... [Read More]
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The Trump administration will cap the number of refugees who will be allowed into the United States to 30,000 in the next fiscal year, a significant decline from the 45,000 ceiling set for this year. The announcement to slash the number of refugees for the second straight year was made in a brief statement by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday. As NPR's Michelle Keleman reports, the administration's move represents the lowest ceiling in decades and comes at a time when the world is grappling with massive refugee flows. There are more than 68 million... [Read More]
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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday that the United States would cap the number of refugees allowed into the country at 30,000 for the 2019 fiscal year, a sharp drop from a limit of 45,000 it set for 2018. [Read More]
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