nprnews_____ = ||| lubuntu at wor3 89S7|||Biden Keeps Refugee Limits At Trump-Era Levels For Now Despite Earlier Pledge||| kickerpage = |||no kicker pagenpr for NPRNEWS||| summarynpr = |||The Biden administration says it will keep the number of refugee admissions for fiscal year 2021 capped at 15, 000. As a candidate, President Biden pledged to raise the number to 125, 000.

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Biden Keeps Refugee Limits At Trump-Era Levels For Now Despite Earlier Pledge

Reps. Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, and Ayanna Pressley, seen here at a news conference outside the U.S. Capitol on March 11, are calling on the Biden administration to lift the cap on refugees.

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Biden Keeps Refugee Limits At Trump-Era Levels For Now Despite Earlier Pledge



The Biden administration says it will keep the number of refugee admissions for fiscal year 2021 capped at 15,000. As a candidate, President Biden pledged to raise the number to 125,000.


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