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Women's Refugee Commission Issues Statement on Anti-Refugee Policy

Sep 28, 2019 - Targeted News Service

The Women's Refugee Commission issued the following statement by Joan Timoney, vice president for advocacy and external relations:

Following weeks of speculation, the White House yesterday gutted the U.S. Refugee Admission Program (USRAP), a program created in the wake of World War II to facilitate refugee resettlement in the U.S. The program - which had historically seen strong bipartisan support - has seen a dramatic decline under the Trump administration in the number of refugees that c...