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Refugee Screening: Refugee and Supreme Court

refugee screening: Trump issued his new order on refugee screening as the administration's four-month ban on refugee admissions expired, according to Toronto Star. It directs federal agencies to resume refugee processing, which he clamped down on shortly after taking office. Officials refused to identify the 11 countries, but said refugee applications from those nations will be judged case-by-case. Read more U.S. Supreme Court upholds Trump administration's ban on most refugees Article Continued Below U.S. Supreme Court rules Trump can enforce refugee ban, but must relax restrictions on family Trump travel ban expires Sunday as Homeland Security suggests targeted restrictions The new enhanced vetting procedures for all refugees include such measures as collecting additional biographical and other information to better determine whether refugees are being truthful about their status; improving information-sharing between agencies; stationing fraud detection officers at certain locations overseas; and training screeners to weed out fraud and deception. react-empty 162 Refugees already face an extensive backlog and waiting periods that can take years. The security of the American people is this administration's highest priority, and these improved vetting measures are essential for American security, said acting Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke. Additional screening will likely lengthen the wait. ( As reported in the news.