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Trump Administration: Refugee Claims and Asylum Decisions

trump administration: Haitian migrants have until July 2019 to return to their country, according to Toronto Star. On Wednesday, the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada released data on the outcomes of the 1,314 asylum decisions made involving those who crossed unguarded points along the border with the United States from February to October. The federal government has been on high alert since the Trump administration announced this week it will end its temporary residency permit program that has allowed 60,000 Haitians to stay in the United States. Of those, 941 were accepted and 373 rejected. Almost 12,900 of the 14,470 refugee claims are still pending. Some other 258 claims were either abandoned or withdrawn. ( As reported in the news.