Thousands of Lives In Danger As Trump Slashes Number of Refugees Admitted to U.S.

            CONTACT: Mandy Simon, [email protected] WASHINGTON – Responding to reports that President Trump will slashed the number of refugee admissions to the United States to an all-time historical low number of 45,000 next year, Margaret Huang, executive director of Amnesty International USA, released the following statement: “If these reports are true, … Continued

USA/Australia/Papua New Guinea: Arrivals of refugees welcome, but fear remains

Responding to the news of the arrival of the first refugees into the USA from the Australian-run offshore detention centre on Papua New Guinea, Amnesty International’s Senior Director for Research, Anna Neistat, said:

Muslim Ban Revision Risks More Suffering

Following a revision of President Trump’s travel ban to now include restrictions on travelers from Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria, Venezuela and Yemen, Naureen Shah, senior campaigns director for Amnesty International USA, released the following statement: “Since this ban was implemented 10 months ago, we’ve seen families torn apart and whole nations of … Continued

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