At a time when the world is in the midst of the largest global migration crisis on record, any decision to reduce the refugee admissions cap is an affront to the moral responsibility of the United States to provide a safe-haven for those fleeing violence and insecurity.

We are gravely concerned by reports that ICE seeks to destroy records pertaining to the sexual abuse, death, and solitary confinement of people in detention. We need more light shed on this secretive agency and urge the National Archives to deny this request.