Trump administration to slash refugee program, capping number at 18K

President Donald Trump visits a section of the U.S.-Mexico border wall in Otay Mesa, Calif., Sept. 18, 2019. (ABC News)- The Trump administration announced Thursday it planned to slash the number of refugees allowed in the U.S. in 2020 with a cap of 18,000, the lowest number in decades. The plan gives special consideration to people fleeing religious persecution and Iraqis who have helped the U.S….