.@RepJayapal on raise of refugee cap: “I’m so glad to see the administration making the right decision, and taking this first step towards restoring humanity, dignity, and compassion to our immigration system.” https://t.co/XsHHLMY9ug pic.twitter.com/RSMCfVcyYF
— The Hill (@thehill) May 8, 2021
The U.S. Refugee Admissions Program embodies our commitment to protect the most vulnerable. It’s a statement about who we are, and who we want to be. That’s why today, I revised our annual cap from 15,000 — a historic low set by the previous administration — to 62,500.
— President Biden (@POTUS) May 3, 2021