Biden to welcome more refugees, but far from all will get in

Biden to welcome more refugees, but far from all will get in
Iraqi refugees in limbo after Obama administration stopped processing refugee requests In 2011 (Image via Pamela Geller)

[Ed. – No fairs. How can he pretend to be Obama (aka, ‘the last guy‘) if they won’t let him get his way?]

Mr. Biden promised during the presidential campaign last year to allow as many as 125,000 refugees annually. Two people familiar with the plan said he was not expected to announce how many more refugees could enter the country in 2021. Instead, they said, the final total would be prorated over the eight remaining months of the fiscal year to welcome more people than Mr. Trump had authorized, but the number would ultimately fall short of 125,000.

Spokesmen for the White House, the State Department and the Department of Homeland Security declined to comment.

Given the dismal state of the refugee program, however, experts predicted that only a fraction of the people authorized in 2021 would be able to enter the United States by Sept. 30.

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