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(CNN in Spanish) - CNN reported that the Trump administration "intends to drastically reduce the number of refugees it will admit in the next fiscal year, only up to 18,000 refugees, according to the State Department, which marks a record low."
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The limit for 2019 is 30,000, a figure that has not been seen since 1980. In fact, earlier this week flights were canceled for some refugees who had already been accepted.
This refugee limit is set every year by the administration that is in the government and has fluctuated according to world events: “for example, from fiscal years 1990 to 1995, many refugees who arrived in the United States came from the former Soviet Union , according to the Pew Research Center, ”wrote Priscilla Álvarez, a CNN journalist.
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But what are the countries with the largest refugee populations in the world?
According to the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), these are the ten countries with the lowest to highest refugee population between the end of 2017 and the end of 2018:
UN Refugee AgencyGermanyIranSudanTurkeyUganda