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President Biden Raises Annual Refugee Admissions Cap to 62,500 for FY2021

5/7/21 AILA Doc. No. 21050339. Asylum

President Biden issued a memorandum raising the number of refugee admissions permissible for FY2021 to 62,500. The memorandum also readjusts FY2021 allocations. 85 FR 24475, 5/7/21)

Editor’s Note: According to a statement released by the White House, President Biden intends to set a goal of 125,000 refugee admissions for FY2022.

Presidential Determination No. 2021–06 of May 3, 2021

Emergency Presidential Determination on Refugee Admissions for Fiscal Year 2021

Memorandum for the Secretary of State

Cite as AILA Doc. No. 21050339.