White House Aims to Take in 110,00 Refugees in Next Fiscal Year


Posted on: September 14th, 2016 by ABC News No Comments

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The White House hopes to take in 110,000 refugees from around the world in the next fiscal year, which begins Oct. 1, a senior administration official said Wednesday.

The new goal represents a 30 percent increase from this year’s directive of 85,000 refugees. Secretary of State John Kerry briefed Congress on the new goal Tuesday, the official said.

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White House Aims to Take in 110,00 Refugees in Next Fiscal Year


Posted on: September 14th, 2016 by ABC News No Comments

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The White House hopes to take in 110,000 refugees from around the world in the next fiscal year, which begins Oct. 1, a senior administration official said Wednesday.

The new goal represents a 30 percent increase from this year’s directive of 85,000 refugees. Secretary of State John Kerry briefed Congress on the new goal Tuesday, the official said.

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