RCUSA Report on Annual Refugee Admissions for FY2020

December 1, 2020

Washington, DC – In September 2019, the administration slashed the refugee admissions goal (Presidential Determination) for fiscal year 2020 to 18,000 and instituted four admissions priorities. In an effort to hold the administration accountable to welcoming 18,000 refugees, RCUSA released a series of quarterly reports detailing the administration’s progress. As a new administration is set to be inaugurated in January, RCUSA presents this annual review of refugee admissions and a number of priorities to rebuild and strengthen the admissions program in FY2021.