Refugees Admitted to the U.S. Down 54% in March

3 Apr 2017

2,070 Refugees Arrived in U.S. in March, 54% Drop From February’s 4,579CNS News

In a continuing declining trend, 2,070 refugees arrived during March, a 54.79 percent drop from the 4,579 recorded in February, according to State Department Refugee Processing Center data.


Of the 2,070 refugees resettled in March, the largest contingents came from Somalia (335), Syria (282), Burma (278), Iraq (192), Democratic Republic of Congo (184), Ukraine (167) and Iran (101).


With the fiscal year now halfway through, 39,098 refugees had arrived as of March 31, of whom 30,122 arrived before the end of the Obama administration and 8,967 since Trump’s inauguration.

According to a chart at the link, from 2010 thru the end of the Obama admin, 512.9 million refugees have entered the country.

Trump is quickly decreasing this highly risky endeavor.


Nail Bombs Explode on Subway in Russia

3 Apr 2017

Two nail bombs on St Petersburg metro rip through carriages, killing at least 10 as Putin visits city for meetingUK Daily Mail

Two nail bombs on the metro in St Petersburg ripped through train carriages killing at least 10 people today.

The incident occurred at two separate locations including Sennaya Ploshchad train station leaving at least 50 injured including children.

Live updates here