US to Accept 100K Refugees, Expand Russia Sanctions
The White House announced Thursday that the U.S. would accept up to 100,000 Ukraine refugees through the refugee admissions program and immigrant and non-immigrant visas.
The U.S. will also expand sanctions targeting Russian parliament members and the central bank's gold reserves, while also providing an additional $1 billion in food, water, and medicine to Ukraine. The announcement was made as President Joe Biden and world leaders meet for summits in Brussels to address Russia's invasion of Ukraine as the Ukraine war stretches into its second month. Western nations are reportedly discussing the possibility of sending anti-ship weapons amid fears that Russia might engage in amphibious assaults along the Black Sea coast. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy addressed the emergency NATO summit and called for both anti-ship weapons and anti-aircraft weapons.
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From the LeftUS to expand Russia sanctions, accept 100K Ukraine refugees
The United States will expand its sanctions on Russia in response to the invasion of Ukraine, targeting members of the country’s parliament and the central bank’s gold reserves, the White House announced Thursday.
At the same time, Washington will increase its humanitarian assistance by welcoming 100,000 Ukrainian refugees and providing an additional $1 billion in food, medicine, water and other supplies.
The White House announced the initiatives as U.S. President Joe Biden and world leaders gathered in Brussels for a trio of summits in response to the Russian invasion, seeking...
From the CenterUS announces sanctions on Russian lawmakers, defense companies
The Biden administration on Thursday announced sanctions on more than 300 Russian lawmakers and dozens of state-owned companies that are connected to the war effort in the invasion of Ukraine.
The announcement came as President Biden met with NATO allies and Group of Seven (G-7) leaders in Brussels to discuss how to respond to the invasion as it stretches into its second month.
"I’m announcing additional sanctions on over 400 Russian elites, lawmakers, and defense companies in response to Putin’s war of choice in Ukraine. They personally gain from the Kremlin’s policies, and they should...
From the RightUS to take in up to 100K Ukrainian refugees, sanction more Russian officials, defense companies
The U.S. will welcome up to 100,000 Ukrainians and others seeking to escape from Russia's invasion, and will impose new sanctions on Russian individuals and companies, the White House said.
According to senior administration officials, the Biden administration is looking into multiple methods for those fleeing Ukraine to enter the U.S., including the refugee admissions program, as well as parole and immigrant and non-immigrant visas.
The officials said that President Biden's cap of 125,000 refugees for Fiscal Year 2022 remains in effect, but that those who enter via processes other than the refugee...