Refugee Arrivals

For FY20 the administration further slashed refugee admission goals to an all-time low of 18,000, and instituted new categories for resettlement.

Arrivals September 1 – 11: 584

Arrivals by category for dates above:
Religious Persecution: 248
Iraqis Affiliated with the US: 1
Northern Triangle: 52
All Others: 283

FY20 Total: 9,772

Arrivals by category for FY20:
Religious Persecution: 4,267
Iraqis Affiliated with the US: 118
Northern Triangle: 458
All Others: 4,929

Presidential Determinations are most often broken down by region and country, and seek to ensure that those goals are set with global need in mind. For FY20. the administration has broken with tradition, and instead of setting regional goals, has created several new categories:

Through this tracker, we will hold the administration accountable to admitting 18,000 refugees in FY20.