Wednesday, February 01, 2017

January 31, 2017
By Emily Schultheis

...The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (click here) said Monday that even just during the 120-day period covered by the travel ban, approximately 20,000 refugees might have otherwise settled in the U.S. Those figures are based on monthly averages over the last 15 years.
“Refugees are anxious, confused and heartbroken at this suspension in what is already a lengthy process,” the UN’s statement read, noting that High Commissioner Filippo Grandi is “deeply worried” by the “uncertainty” now facing these refugees....