US withdraws from UN Global Compact on Migration

The United States of America pulled out of UN Global Compact on Migration. It has argued that Obama-era negotiated UN compact process deal contains numerousprovisions that inconsistent with countrys immigration and refugee policies and Trump Administrations immigration principles.
Arjun Manjunadha

Last Updated: Dec 05,2017 12:56 IST

US withdraws from UN Global Compact on Migration

US withdraws from UN Global Compact on Migration

05 December 2017 Current Affairs: The United States of America pulled out of UN Global Compact on Migration.
It has argued that Obama-era negotiated UN compact process deal contains numerous provisions that inconsistent with country’s immigration and refugee policies and Trump Administration’s immigration principles.
Its genesis can be found in New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants adopted in September 2016 by UN General Assembly.
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