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The limit of 18,000 represents the lowest number of refugees allowed into the country since the modern refugee program was established in 1980.
They’re known as ‘climate refugees.’ But there’s not even an international definition for them, let alone recognition or protection.
The international refugee crisis caused by people fleeing the war-torn Middle East has been a high-profile issue in the presidential campaign. Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton told CBS’s “Face the Nation” last year that “the U.S. has to do more” to meet what she called the worst refugee crisis since the end of WWII. Republican opponent… Read More