What’s the Purpose of Refugee Resettlement?
Yesterday’s resettlement announcements move us back toward our pre-1980 Refugee Act approach to the issue.
"the bottom line must always be that refugee policy serve the foreign policy interests of the United States, rather than be driven by the preferences of transnational progressives, as has been the case in recent decades."
Humanitarian concerns can never be totally removed from refugee or asylum policy, but
is right: we need to not lose sight of the centrality of U.S. interests to those policies. And the Cold War is over: