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The Trump administration is on pace to resettle fewer than half of its own reduced target for refugees, according to an analysis by the International Rescue Committee, an aid group advocating for displaced people.

Last September, Donald Trump slashed the cap on admitting refugees to the US to 45,000 people, far fewer than the average of about 75,000 over the last decade, and less than half of Barack Obama's 110,000 target for 2017.

But according to the IRC, the US will resettle only 21,292 refugees in fiscal year 2018. State Department figures show that 53,716 were resettled in fiscal year 2017.


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