Hundreds of people gather to protest treatment of migrants and refugees in the U.S.

White House Considering Sharp Reduction In Refugees Accepted Into U.S.

The New York Times reports that the administration is looking at two main options. One reduces the cap by at least half. The other allows no refugees.

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Erdogan Says He'll Flood West With Refugees If No 'Safe Zone' In Syria

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0:57Former White House counsel Greg Craig
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0:47Rep. Jerry Nadler
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Asian American Voters Say They're Ready To Have An Impact In 2020

1:12Mike Pompeo
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1:05Kimberly Teehee
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1:39Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam
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2:01North Carolina protesters
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1:50Immigrants prepare to become American citizens at a naturalization service on January 22, 2018 in Newark, New Jersey
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USCIS Reconsiders Deporting Immigrants Facing Health Crises

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1:18British Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks in front of 10 Downing Street
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