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29,620 US Refugee Admissions in Trump’s First Year; 98,898 in Obama’s Last Year


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(CNSNews.com) – A total of 6,708 refugees were admitted to the United States during the first four months of fiscal year 2018, a 79.3 percent drop from the 32,448 refugees resettled in the U.S. during the same period one year earlier.

Between Oct. 1, 2017 and Jan. 31, 2018, the Trump State Department admitted 6,708 refugees from 43 countries, with the largest contingents coming from Bhutan (1,792), Democratic Republic of Congo (1,422), Burma (794) and Ukraine (779).

During the same period one year earlier, the Obama State Department resettled a total of 32,448 refugees from 67 countries, with the biggest groups originating from DRC (5,833), Syria (4,884), Iraq (4,841) and Somalia (4,034):snip:

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