The Department of State announced recently that it brought almost 70,000 refugees to safety this year. That number is the legal limit on refugees which are allowed to be admitted in that category. It "is closer to the authorized ceiling than in any year since 1980," indicated the press release, which is available by clicking here.
This achievement highlights the commitment of President Obama's administration to make the country more diverse and to meet international obligations to help victims of persecution.
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