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Trump’s Travel Ban Has Just Hit Refugees. Here’s What That Means for Those Hoping for Sanctuary in the U.S.

posted on July 13, 2017

The Los Angeles Times’s Alexandra Zavis reports that the Trump administration’s 50,000-person refugee cap for the fiscal year was reached on Wednesday. The limit is part of President Trump’s revised travel ban from six Muslim-majority countries, which the Supreme Court allowed to take effect last month after a series of trials. David Murphy, who heads the San Diego office of a refugee resettlement agency, said, “There are about 60,000 refugees that are in the final stages of being vetted that were supposed to come to the United States this year, and now they are left in limbo.”

Read at The Los Angeles Times