nprnews_____ = ||| lubuntu at wor3 89S7|||White House Walks Back Order On Refugee Limits After Backlash||| kickerpage = |||no kicker pagenpr for NPRNEWS||| summarynpr = |||Spokeswoman Jen Psaki said President Biden would set an increased refugee cap by May 15. Earlier, the White House said it will keep the number of refugees capped at 15, 000 for the fiscal year.

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White House Walks Back Order On Refugee Limits After Backlash

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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White House Walks Back Order On Refugee Limits After Backlash



Spokeswoman Jen Psaki said President Biden would set an increased refugee cap by May 15. Earlier, the White House said it will keep the number of refugees capped at 15,000 for the fiscal year.


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