Exercising Selectivity in Refugee Admissions

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Exercising Selectivity in Refugee Admissions

"In a November 17 broadcast on Fox News, Charles Krauthammer floated the possibility of exercising selectivity in admitting Syrian refugees: "Given the new circumstances, you allow the women and the children and the men over 50," he said as a way of providing Americans some security assurances while still accepting some refugees. It's a noble sentiment, and superficially attractive, but in the end, I think, unworkable. Here's why."

 

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  • Cadman, Dan. "Exercising Selectivity in Refugee Admissions", Center for Immigration Studies, November 19, 2015.
  • Discretionary power
  • Immigration policies
  • Immigration policy
  • Refugee
  • Securitization