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US Narrowly Misses Refugee Limit for 2016

The United States narrowly missed its refugee cap for the fiscal year, closing out 12 months of political turbulence over admissions policies just five people short of the administration's target of 85,000. State Department data as of midnight October 1, the start of the 2017 fiscal year and the reset point for the government's financial calendar, is the closest the refugee program has come to meeting the presidentially established limit in 24 years. Among the largest groups of...

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