The US marks World Refugee Day, even as it accepts fewer refugees
Three-year-old Anna Kuts sleeps on a suitcase after arriving with her family at the Tijuana, Mexico airport, where an army of volunteers is helping Ukrainian refugees near the end of their long voyage to the United States Patrick T. FALLON AFP

PHILADELPHIA — Monday is World Refugee Day, the annual honoring of those forced to flee dangerous homelands and try to rebuild their lives in new countries. But in the United States this year, there are fewer refugees to celebrate. The latest admissions figures are paltry, with 1,898 people admitted in May. That means the U.S. is on track to resettle only 18,962 refugees in fiscal 2022 — a fraction of the 125,000 ceiling set by President Joe Biden. This at a moment when the global number of people driven from their homes by violence or persecution has surpassed 100 million for the first time o...