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Trump Administration Slashes Refugee Cap Again — Down to a Historic Low of 18,000

According to reporting from The Washington Post, the Trump Administration is set to cut the refugee limit down to 18,000 for the upcoming fiscal year. Not only has President Trump slashed the number of refugees every year that he has been in office, but this will be the lowest cap in the nearly 40-year history…

Appeals Court Rules to Continue Block on Trump Travel Ban

Last night, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit unanimously ruled to continue the Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) on President Trump’s Executive Order banning Muslims and refugees. This news comes following President Trump’s announcement of three immigration-related executive orders and federal judge James L. Robart’s ruling to temporarily block the third of those…

Seattle Judge Blocks Trump’s Immigration Ban

Since our last post about Trump's Executive Orders on Immigration, there have been significant updates to the status of immigration in the United States. Here are the most important things you should know: I Heard That the Immigration Ban Was Blocked, Is That True? Yes. Late in the evening on Friday February 4, a Seattle…

Central American Minors Program

According to recent reporting from the Los Angeles Times, the United States government is set to expand the refugee program for Central American minors. This expansion is welcomed news for many families who are currently in desperate need of assistance. The Central American Minors (CAM) Program provides immigration opportunities for children, and spouses, of documented…