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Kate Woomer-Deters

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Trump refugee proposal takes the nation in precisely the wrong direction

A recent news story in Politico reports that Trump administration officials are considering dramatically reducing refugee admissions in the next fiscal year to a figure between 3,000 and 10,000, or perhaps, even as low as zero. This proposal is antithetical to what should be our American values, and deeply distressing to me on a personal level.

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Latest Trump immigration “public charge” rule proposal plumbs new depths

In the aftermath of the recent successful push to ward off huge cuts to food assistance programs in the federal Farm Bill, advocates are now organizing to defeat another discriminatory and destructive attack on the supports to families who are struggling to get by and on our immigration system that should allow families to stay together.

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