US to Resettle More Syrian Refugees in the Near Future

April 2, 2015 2:29 PM

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A U.S. official says Washington is planning to increase the number of Syrian refugees allowed to resettle in the United States, mostly for vulnerable cases.

Assistant Secretary of State Anne Richard says the numbers will still be very small compared with the nearly 4 million Syrians who have become refugees in neighboring countries, mostly Lebanon, Jordan and Turkey.

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