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  White House Weighs Another Reduction in Refugees Admitted to U.S.
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Last EditedRP  Aug 01, 2018 08:34am
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AuthorJulie Hirschfeld Davis
News DateWednesday, August 1, 2018 02:00:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionThe White House is considering a second sharp reduction in the number of refugees who can be resettled in the United States, picking up where President Trump left off in 2017 in scaling back a program intended to offer protection to the world’s most vulnerable people, according to two former government officials and another person familiar with the talks.

This time, the effort is meeting with less resistance from inside the Trump administration because of the success that Stephen Miller, the president’s senior policy adviser and an architect of his anti-immigration agenda, has had in installing allies in key positions who are ready to sign off on deep cuts.
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