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Refugee resettlements tripled in May for the highest total in 2021 as Biden rebuilds admissions program

8 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement After an exceptionally slow start, the United States under President Joe Biden is finally beginning to accept more refugees, with the number resettled last month more than tripling compared to the month before.
Refugee admissions had previously declined each month of Biden's presidency, despite the new administration's pledge to rebuild a resettlement program that had been gutted by its predecessor. As Insider reported, just 272 refugees were admitted in April, putting the US on track to accept the fewest number of displaced people since the resettlement program was...
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