U.S. Refugee Program ‘In Danger’ Amid Steep Drop In Refugee Arrivals, Advocates Warn

Syrian refugee girls stand outside their tent at a camp near the border with Syria in eastern Lebanon on June 13.

Just 49 Syrian refugees have been admitted in fiscal year 2018, compared with more than 12,000 in 2016. “The refugee program is in danger,” says the head of a resettlement organization in Connecticut.

(Image credit: Hussein Malla/AP)