REFUGEES SURGE INTO U.S. in JUNE. BREAKDOWN OF RELIGION TROUBLESOME

According to the State Department Refugee Processing Center, the number of Syrian refugees entering the USA hit a new high in June 2016. In fact, the total number in June more than doubled the number in May. The total Syrian refugees resettled in the USA during June is 2,381.

THE JUNE BREAKDOWN:
– 8 (0.3 percent) are Christians
– 2,364 (99.2 percent) are Sunni Muslims.

The remainder comprise eight other Muslims, and one refugee giving no religious affiliation, according to State Department Refugee Processing Center data.

THE MAY BREAKDOWN:
1,069 Syrian refugees.
– 2 were Christians
– 1,060 were Sunni Muslims.

OVERALL
The Obama Administration in on track to meet President Obama’s target of 10,000 Syrian refugee admissions during fiscal year 2016. The fiscal year ends in September.

The total number of Syrian refugees this fiscal year to date is 5,186. Sunni Muslims make up the vast majority of the refugees admitted to date – 5,099 (98.3 percent)

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