US President Biden held a press conference for the first time

Biden announces that they will increase the number of refugees the US will accept this year.

US President Biden made a statement to the press about the refugee limit in Delaware, where he spent his weekend holiday.

Biden, on a question, referring to the number of refugees they will accept this year, “We will increase this number. The problem was that the crisis regarding the youth on the southern border continued. We could not do two things at once, so now we will increase that number.” made its evaluation.

In its statement on Friday, the White House announced that the 15,000 refugee admissions limit set by Donald Trump for the fiscal year 2021, which is recorded as the “lowest number in history”, will be preserved, and this decision caused reactions in the public and some Congress members.

White House Spokesperson Jen Psaki stated in her assessment on the issue that the final figure will be determined by Biden by May 15.


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