- Safi Bello
US slashes number of refugees to 30,000
BBC News --------- The US says it will cap the number of refugees allowed into the country next year at a near record low of 30,000. It compares with a 45,000-refugee limit set by President Donald Trump for 2018 and 50,000 the year before. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced "the new refugee ceiling", adding the US would also process more than 280,000 asylum seekers in 2019. To learn more click on the picture below to read the article.