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 February 1 – 7: 370

Arrivals by category for dates above:
Religious Persecution: 197
Iraqis Affiliated with the US: 0
Northern Triangle: 12
All Others: 161

FY20 Total: 5,059

Arrivals by category for FY20:
Religious Persecution: 2462
Iraqis Affiliated with the US: 52
Northern Triangle: 171
All Others: 2374

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.