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Travel Ban: Refugees and Budget Year

travel ban: A Supreme Court order last month said the administration must admit refugees beyond the 50,000 cap if they can prove a bona fide relationship with a person or entity in the United States, according to The Chronicle Herald. That was part of a broader ruling that allowed President Donald Trump to partially administer his contested travel ban affecting six Muslim majority countries. That won't stop some additional refugees from entering the United States in the next few months, but they will now face tighter standards. As of Wednesday, 50,086 refugees have been admitted since the budget year began last October. Additional refugees will face the same screening, but will also need to prove they have a close relative living in the United States, a job awaiting them, or admission to a college or university. All those refugees have to undergo a strict screening process. ( As reported in the news.