New Zealand to increase annual refugee quota to 1,500

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke/Files

WELLINGTON, 20 SEPTEMBER 2018(AP) — New Zealand plans to increase the number of refugees it takes each year from 1,000 to 1,500. Liberal Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced on Wednesday that the new quota will take effect from 2020. The country has previously been criticised for not taking enough refugees after the annual quota remained […]

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