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February 4, 2021 

Cotton Statement on Biden Decision to Increase Refugee Cap

Washington, D.C. — Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) released the following statement regarding President Biden’s decision to increase the annual refugee cap from 18,000 to 125,000:

“Increasing the refugee admissions cap to its highest point in three decades will put American jobs and safety at risk during a pandemic. We’re only one week into the Biden administration and its immigration policies are already putting Americans last."