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How is America’s Jewish refugee aid agency doing after 3 months of Biden?

On Friday, Biden made it official: He would not be raising the cap on refugees above the limit set by Trump.

By BEN SALES/JTA
17/04/2021

Biden keeps US refugee cap at Trump-era 15,000 - for now

Democratic US Representative Pramila Jayapal called Biden's decision not to raise Trump's "harmful, xenophobic and racist refugee cap" unconscionable.

By REUTERS
17/04/2021

Marianne Steiner, 101, Holocaust survivor supported German Jewry research

“She had a lot of style,” he said. “She knew everyone. My friends who were much younger than she was, they loved her. She was the life of the party.”

By PENNY SCHWARTZ/ JTA
10/04/2021
An African migrant sits near the Old Central Bus Station in south Tel Aviv, Israel February 3, 2020

Netanyahu fixates on African migrants – but Likud has no policy

Despite the talks with Sudan and the fact that Netanyahu has repeatedly initiated discussion on the topic, Likud does not have an official policy on the matter.

Malaysia to hand 1,200 Myanmar detainees to country's navy

Malaysia is home to more than 154,000 asylum-seekers from Myanmar.

By REUTERS
11/02/2021
Palestinian employees of United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) take part in a protest again

UNRWA appeals for $1.5 billion ‘to support’ Palestinian refugees

The announcement came as the new administration of US President Joe Biden is set to renew financial aid to the Palestinians, including UNRWA.

Biden to raise current US refugee cap from historic lows

Biden said he plans to set the limit for fiscal year 2022, which begins on Oct. 1, 2021, at 125,000 refugees.

By REUTERS
06/02/2021

World Bank provides Lebanon with $34M to buy vaccines

As new infections rise in the region, Jordan announced that it is vaccinating refugees alongside the rest of the population

By JOSHUA SHUMAN/THE MEDIA LINE
22/01/2021
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