Skip to main content

Worldview

Chicago Refugee Resettlement Agency Adjusts To Trump Policies

As the world is in the midst of the worst refugee crisis since World War II, the U.S. cut the number of refugees it resettles. Many independent agencies, paid by the U.S. government to do the facilitate resettlement, are adjusting to a new reality. The U.S. ceiling for refugees was around 80,000 for the last decade. Today, it’s stands at 45,000. The U.S. is not on track to meet even the new numbers.

Worldview talks with Melineh Kano, executive director of the resettlement agency Refugee One about the challenges that refugee resettlement organizations face.

Get the WBEZ App

Download the best live and on-demand public radio experience. Find out more.

CLOSE X