US Withdraws from UN Compact on Migration

Headline Roundup December 4th, 2017

The Trump administration has withdrawn from the United Nations Global Compact on Migration, which protects the rights of migrants and provides resources for education, jobs and resettlement. "In this case, we simply cannot in good faith support a process that could undermine the sovereign right of the United States to enforce our immigration laws and secure our borders," said Rex Tillerson.

US Withdraws from UN Compact on Migration

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The United States notified the United Nations that it will no longer take part in the global compact on migration, saying it undermines the nation's sovereignty.

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The Trump administration has removed itself from a nonbinding United Nations pact aimed at better serving migrants and refugees across the globe.

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The Trump administration announced this weekend it is withdrawing from a United Nations nonbinding pact that was looking into ways of addressing the global flow of migrants.

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