White House says Biden will allow more refugees after Democrats blasted announcement of sharp limits

After enduring fierce Democratic criticism for announcing it would preserve a Trump-era limit on refugees allowed to enter the U.S., the White House on Friday afternoon abruptly claimed there was “confusion” regarding the earlier statement and promised an increased cap by May 15.

The White House rush to explain the earlier statement came after President Joe Biden was fiercely criticized by advocacy groups and Democrats in Congress for appearing to break his promise to increase the refugee cap from 15,000 to 62,500.

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