TRUMP SIGNS ORDER TEMPORARILY HALTING ADMISSION OF REFUGEES PROMISES PRIORITY FOR CHRISTIANS

IN THE FISCAL YEAR THAT ENDED IN OCTOBER, THE UNITED STATES ADMITTED 12,500 SYRIAN REFUGEES.

HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR REFUGEES, THAT AGENCY REFERS SOME OF THE MOST VULNERABLE TO THE UNITED STATES.

In the fiscal year that ended in October, the United States admitted 12,500 Syrian refugees.
Some refu-gees were finding their appointments with DHS officials canceled even before the order came into force , said Linda Hartke, head of the Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service.
An estimated 11 million Syrians have fled their homes since the outbreak of fighting in 2011, with almost 5 million registered as refugees and more than 6 million internally displaced.

President Trump signed an order Friday to suspend admission of all refugees for 120 days while a new system is put in place to tighten vetting for those from predominantly Muslim countries and give preference to religious...

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