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In this Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021, file photo, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas looks on as President Joe Biden signs an executive order on immigration, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

Refugees arriving in U.S. unlikely to exceed cap set by Trump

- Associated Press

President Biden, under political pressure, agreed to admit four times as many refugees this budget year as his predecessor did, but resettlement agencies concede the number actually allowed into the U.S. will be closer to the record-low cap of 15,000 set by former President Donald Trump.

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California Gov. Gavin Newsom answers questions from reporters after delivering his revised budget proposal at a press conference on Friday, May 14, 2021 in Sacramento, Calif. Gov. Newsom proposed a $268 billion state budget that is one-third larger than the state's current spending plan, fueled by surging state tax revenues and federal stimulus money. (Renee C. Byer/The Sacramento Bee via AP)

Cash windfall helps Newsom shake California recall election

- Associated Press

A fading coronavirus crisis and an astounding windfall of tax dollars have reshuffled California's emerging recall election, allowing Democratic Gov. Gavin Newscom to talk about an end to most COVID-19 restrictions and propose billions in new spending as he looks to fend off Republicans who depict him as a foppish failure.