U.S. to accept 10,000 Syrian refugees: White House

September 10, 2015 8:13 PM

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WASHINGTON President Barack Obama has directed his administration to prepare to take in at least 10,000 Syrian refugees over the next year, the White House said on Thursday.

It is the first specific commitment the United States has made toward increasing its acceptance of refugees from the war-torn country.

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