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Biden administration to propose significant increase in refugees admitted to US

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The Biden administration is proposing to revise the number of refugees that can be admitted to the United States in fiscal year 2021 to 62,500, a significant increase from the 15,000 cap put in place under former Pr...

Father-son Afghan refugees reunite in NYC after five years apart, with help from Fox

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On Aug. 15, the Taliban left a threatening letter on Ahmad Fanoos’ instrument case warning him and his family to stop playing music or else. "All your family members are busy with these dirty activities," the letter ...

Top general says US military is ‘prepared to house and feed’ Afghan refugees ‘as long as it takes’

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"They’re coming here, starting over with what they bring with them," Gen. Glen VanHerck told reporters. "We’ve been incredibly well supported by the local communities and non-governmental organizations, etc., that ha...

Vietnamese Americans help Afghan refugees: ‘We were them’

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A 39-year-old doctor in Seattle, Wash., Do remembers hearing how her parents sought to leave Saigon after Vietnam fell to communist rule in 1975 and the American military airlifted out allies in the final hours. It t...

Refugees are being removed from flights to the US as they await Biden’s signature

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Washington Hundreds of refugees who had been approved -- and booked -- to come to the United States are being taken off flights, according to resettlement agencies who work directly with refugees. President Joe Bide...

Pope Francis decries ‘shipwreck of civilization’ as he visits refugees on Greek island of Lesbos

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Pope Francis met with refugees on the Greek island of Lesbos Sunday, his second trip to the island -- which has become a symbol of the migrant crisis -- in five years. "Please let us stop this shipwreck of civilizat...

Ted Cruz: Poor vetting of Afghanistan refugees could be ‘invitation’ to terror attacks

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"I'm very concerned that the Biden administration is bringing tens of thousands of refugees into the United States without thoroughly vetting them," Cruz, R-Texas, told reporters Friday in El Paso. With more refugees...

Organizations hiring translators as thousands of Afghan refugees resettle in US

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Some states are struggling to find enough translators while others say they have plenty and are even turning people away. One volunteer who spoke with Fox News, and is remaining anonymous for her safety, has been a t...

Biden on pace to allow fewer refugees into US than Trump, humanitarian group says

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The IRC released a study that examined the first half of the 2021 fiscal year, noting that only 2,050 refugees have been admitted. The rate set so far would see the administration admit around 4,500 refugees this fis...

Former CIA officer surrendered life dream to help Afghan refugees resettle in US

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Fourteen years later, Bakshi left the agency to once again pursue her goal. But when Afghanistan collapsed soon after, she knew she had to help the people who risked their lives for America. "When everything unfolded...

Tucker Carlson: We don’t know who the Afghan refugees are

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The locals immediately understood what was going on. Without warning or even a courtesy notification, the U.S. military just left. Split in the middle of the night, and turned the power off as they did. The base's ne...

Ohio Senate candidate who compared refugees to alligators is the grandson of refugees aided by resettlement organizations

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An Ohio Senate candidate who has pushed strong anti-refugee messages against Afghans and others is the grandson of refugees from Europe who settled in the Cleveland area with the aid of at least two resettlement org...

In its latest lurch to the far right, Denmark plans to send some refugees back to Syria

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It felt like paradise when Dania and Hussam first moved to Denmark. They did not speak a word of Danish yet the Scandinavian country was an outpost of calm for the siblings, who fled the destruction and death that f...

Indonesia says it will turn away Rohingya refugees in stricken boat

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Bireuen, IndonesiaIndonesian authorities will help repair a stranded boat packed with more than 100 Rohingya refugees off its coast, but will not allow its passengers to seek refuge in the Southeast Asian country and...

Unvetted Afghan refugees allowed to leave Wisconsin military base unsupervised: Rep. Tiffany

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"It appears the Biden administration is doubling down by bringing people who are unvetted into our country," Tiffany told Carlson.  PENTAGON OPENS UP MORE MILITARY BASES IN US TO HOLD AFGHAN REFUGEES The lawmaker sa...

Two Afghan refugees at Fort McCoy facing charges of sex crimes against a minor and domestic abuse

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Bahrullah Noori, a 20-year-old Afghan evacuee, is being charged with attempting to engage in a sexual act with a minor using force against that person along with three other counts of engaging in a sex act with a min...