The US President Donald trump (Donald Trump) have signed a plan to limit the number of refugees accepted by the United States, to 18 thousand in 2020 fiscal year.
This number represents the fewest possible refugees in America since the inception of the program in 1980. Religious and humanitarian groups are outraged by the new measure.
The administration of the trump this year agreed to allow up to 30 thousand refugees. In the last year of the Obama administration, the ceiling for refugees was 85 thousand people.
In a Saturday statement, the us Secretary of state Mike Pompeo said that the resettlement of refugees “is only one aspect of humanitarian immigration activities of the United States.” He referred to the diplomatic efforts to find solutions to the crises and for humanitarian aid.