There has been a ‘yuge’ drop in the number of refugees entering the United States in the first two months of the new fiscal year thanks to Donald Trump.
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Just 3,108 migrants came to the U.S in October and November, down from 18,300 in the same period last year, during the dying days of Obama’s administration.
Only 10% of those applying were Muslims, according to the figures, down from 40% in the same period last year.
The Donald re-opened the country’s migrant resettlement in in September but with strict new controls and a lowering of the annual admission cap from 110,000 asylum seekers to 45,000, the lowest on record.
If numbers continue at their current rate, it is unlikely that figure will be reached, meaning Trump will likely fulfil his campaign promise to “stop the massive inflow of refugees” into America.
Trump administration spokeswoman Helen Aguirre Ferré told Fox News:”The President’s strategy on refugees is guided first and foremost by the safety and security of the American people.”
“The United States can also help a larger number of refugees by resettling them in their home region and enabling their eventual safe return home.”
US Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley recently announced America was pulling out of the United Nations Global Compact on Migration initiative, saying it “is simply not compatible with US sovereignty” and that the US will instead define its own migration plan.