The FBI has dramatically slowed the pace of security reviews for refugees in recent months, which former Trump administration officials and human rights advocates say is part of an intentional bid by White House hardliners to restrict the number of refugees allowed in the U.S.

Former officials and aid organizations say the administration has overloaded the FBI and other government agencies with an array of procedures that have weighed down the bureaucracy and effectively delayed refugee admissions.

“It’s a precipitous decline,” said one former official who worked on refugee issues before leaving government earlier this year.

via Trump admin is creating obstacles to block refugees, ex-officials say – AOL News

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