CQ Future: Refugee policy

President Biden flip-flopped after promising to raise the cap on refugees, set by Donald Trump at a historic low of 15 thousand a year. (Guillermo Legaria/Getty Images)
President Biden flip-flopped after promising to raise the cap on refugees, set by Donald Trump at a historic low of 15 thousand a year. (Guillermo Legaria/Getty Images)
Posted April 30, 2021 at 8:00am

“It is deeply broken.”

That is the overall assessment of the process and policy to let refugees into the country from the former head of the agency in charge of immigration. Both sides of the aisle likely agree with Doris Meissner, a senior fellow with the Migration Policy Institute. CQ Roll Call’s Shawn Zeller takes a deep dive into the current policies on refugees and what needs to come next.

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