Trump admin. admitting significantly more Christian refugees than Obama did

Trump admin. admitting significantly more Christian refugees than Obama did

[Ed. – Note that this reversal doesn’t balance out the admissions during the Obama years, which were overwhelmingly skewed toward Muslims.  Muslims weren’t 99.1% of Syrians before the civil war, nor do they represent 99.1% of refugees.  But Muslims were 99.1% of the refugee admissions in the year CNSNews reported on at the link, and more than 95% of refugee admissions from terror-prone countries in all the Obama years.]

Under President Donald Trump, more Christian refugees have been admitted to the United States in the first six months of 2017 than Muslim refugees, a departure from the Obama-era.

Since Trump took office in January through June 30, nearly 9,600 refugees who are affiliated with the Christian faith have been resettled in the U.S., accounting for roughly 50 percent of all refugee resettlements, according to research by Pew.

Meanwhile, 7,250 Muslim refugees have been admitted in that same time period, or about 38 percent of all admissions, breaking with former President Obama’s refugee resettlement norms where foreign Muslims were the largest religious group resettled in the country.

Beginning in February of this year, the share of Muslim refugees being admitted to the U.S. has increasingly gotten smaller, with the portion of Muslims dipping to just 29 percent of all refugee resettlements in May.

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