America gets ready to welcome refugees again

For refugees and their advocates who have been waiting for more inclusive US immigration policies for the past four years, news that the US would be restarting its refugee resettlement program in earnest has come as welcome news. “This announcement to renew American leadership is huge. It’s a real beacon for hope,” says JC Hendrickson, senior director for policy and advocacy at the International Rescue Committee. “It’s refreshing to see refugee resettlement viewed through a humanitarian lens again.” Earlier this month, Joe Biden pledged to allocate a ceiling of 125,000 spots for refugees in th…

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