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Syrian Refugees Face Lengthy Process for US Resettlement

With the United States preparing to taking in more displaced Syrians, a State Department official shed more light Friday on the U.S. vetting process for accepting refugees, which can take 18 months to two years. President Barack Obama on Thursday committed the United States to taking in at least 10,000 Syrian refugees in the coming fiscal year. The State Department said those expected to be admitted would most likely come from a list of almost 18,000 referrals from the U.N. High...

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