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UN: Many Syrian Refugees Educated, Seeking Better Lives

As terrorism fears spark debates in Europe and the United States about how many, if any, Syrian refugees to let into these countries, a survey by the U.N. has found that many are young, educated and seeking safety and opportunity in a new country.   The survey was conducted by the U.N. refugee agency between April and September. Teams working at the borders in Greece interviewed over 1,200 refugees – a small sampling of the 263,000 Syrians who arrived in Greece during that same period...

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