Immigrant advocates fear U.S. will no longer be a beacon for refugees

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"The fear among immigration advocates is not only that thousands of refugees could remain stuck in overseas camps. Or that staffers at resettlement agencies in Philadelphia and elsewhere could be laid off or reassigned.

They're afraid that the United States' historic mission of welcoming the world's most vulnerable people could effectively be coming to an end, with President Trump expected to again lower the annual limit on refugee admissions."

Read the full story by Jeff Gammage at Philly.com.