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Thu Oct 1, 2020, 08:19 PM

Trump administration slashes refugee program amid president's campaign attacks on immigrants

WASHINGTON The Trump administration will slash the number of refugees allowed to resettle in the United States to a new low next year permitting no more than 15,000 people fleeing war, violence and persecution across the globe to make a new home in America.

The State Department announced the cap late Wednesday and shortly after President Donald Trump attacked refugees during a campaign speech in Minnesota, home to a significant immigrant population from Somalia.

"Biden will turn Minnesota into a refugee camp ... overwhelming public resources, overcrowding schools, and inundating your hospitals," Trump said of his Democratic opponent, former Vice President Joe Biden, during the rally. "It's already there. It's a disgrace what they've done to your state."

The president also singled out Rep. Ilhan Omar, a Minnesota Democrat and refugee from Somalia who he has frequently targeted. He called her "crooked," among other attacks.

https://www.yahoo.com/news/trump-administration-slashes-refugee-program-151423292.html

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Thu Oct 1, 2020, 08:21 PM

1. Everyday there is another reason for me to loathe him more.

There will be a dark cloud over every one of us until Trump is out of office.

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