The full report is available here.


Idean Salehyan

Senior Fellow, Niskanen Center & Professor of Political Science, University of North Texas

Larry Yungk

Adjunct Fellow, Niskanen Center & Former Senior Resettlement Officer, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Key Takeaways

  • The Trump administration has presided over the historic dismantling of the U.S. refugee resettlement program that undermines overseas objectives and fails to protect the most vulnerable.
  • Reforms are needed to restore the United States’ position as a leader in resettlement and ensure the continued viability of the U.S. refugee admissions program.
  • These five reforms include enhancing community involvement, strategic resettlement, in-country processing, strengthening Congressional oversight, and bolstering global cooperation.

The full report is available here.

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