NEW from me: Trump admin refuses to take in 1000s of Iraqis who risked their lives helping American forces during the Iraq war, cutting the number of high-priority refugees allowed into the U.S. & drastically slowing necessary security checks. via
Shameful: The Trump administration is refusing to take in thousands of Iraqis who risked their lives helping American forces during the Iraq war by
"Ms. Munshid...now works at a T.J. Maxx, stocking shelves; her husband is a chef at a local Indian restaurant....'I like America,' she said." They helped our troops in Iraq. They are successful immigrants. Trump wants to keep others like them out.
110,000 Iraqis are seeking asylum in the US because they helped the US in the Iraq war. The US admitted only 153 of them in the past year. Next year the number is capped at 4,000, but likely to be far lower. By
Only 153 Iraqi refugees whose applications were given high priority were admitted in the fiscal year that ended in September — down from a high of 9,829 in the 2014 fiscal year
About 110,000 Iraqis who assisted America in the Iraq War, at risk to their whole families, have asked the United States to protect them as refugees. Last year, Stephen Miller admitted 153 of them. by For every 719, just one person.
Under Trump, Iraqis Who Helped U.S. in War Are Stalled in Refugee System