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Trump cuts refugee admissions to a historic low

Furaq, 22, who fled from Mosul, holds his eight-moth-old son Yasser, who was born under Islamic State rule and has no identity documents recognised by Iraqi authorities, in Khazer refugee camp, Iraq November 11, 2016. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra SEARCH "CALIPHATE CHILDREN" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.  - S1BEUMYRHRAA

Fellow Jessica Brandt discusses the State Department’s announcement to cut the number of refugees admitted to the United States, including the negative impact it will have on our allies and the lives of those seeking asylum.

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