Trump can and should ‘pause’ the UN/US Refugee Admissions Program on day one.
That is the question Daniel Horowitz asks at Conservative Reviewyesterday. He suggests that silence on the subject doesn’t bode well for those of us who know that the UN/US Refugee Admissions Program must be scrapped as written.
My reading of the Refugee Act of 1980is that the program is almost completely under the power of the President and Congress « consults, » but definitely does not set the numbers and the regions of the world from which we take refugees.
Here is what Horowitz says:
Given that Rex Tillerson is the first secretary of State nominee with absolutely no political or military experience, we have no clue where he stands on many critical geopolitical issues. After this week’s hearing, which was almost completely consumed with Russia and random Democrat priorities, he is still very much a blank slate, including on the all-important issue of refugees.
What will Donald Trump and…
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