2,070 Refugees Arrived in U.S. in March; 54% Drop From February
- The number of refugees admitted to the United States dropped in March to its lowest monthly tally of the current fiscal year, even as the implementation of President Trump's latest immigration executive order continues to be held up by federal courts.
In a continuing declining trend, 2,070 refugees arrived during March, an approximately 54.79 percent drop from the 4,579 recorded in February, according to State Department Refugee Processing Center data.READ MORE: With Donald Trump's Executive Orders Held Up In Court Over 8,400 Refugees Have Come To The U.S.
Of the 2,070 refugees resettled in March, the largest contingents came from Somalia (335), Syria (282), Burma (278), Iraq (192), Democratic Republic of Congo (184), Ukraine (167) and Iran (101).(Excerpt) Read more at: cnsnews.com ...
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