Evacuation of people from vulnerable categories to Europe on special buses as part of Austria and Germany's evacuation mission after the Russian attack on Ukraine. On March 17, the second set of buses took off from Kyiv, transporting almost 300 people (the first set — 180). Children, people with disabilities, single senior citizens, and multi-child families are priority groups for evacuation. [Photo Credit: Kyivcity.gov.ua, CC BY 4.0 , via Wikimedia Commons]

United States Will Bring in 100,000 Ukrainian Refugees

The Biden administration has announced that it will accept up to 100,000 Ukrainian refugees who are fleeing the war torn country, The Wall Street Journal reports.

The war has displaced some 10 million people and at least 3,6 million people are estimated to have left the company.

The focus would be to welcome Ukrainians who already have family members in the United States, and the admin added that they would be focused on protecting vulnerable refugee populations like gay and transgender refugees.

The Biden administration also announced Monday that they would be making changes to the asylum process in order to alleviate the backlog in the immigration courts The New York Times reports.

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