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A Syrian Family Comes to America

September 16, 2016 05:13 PM
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The Obama administration is pressing ahead with plans to increase the number of refugees it will allow in the U.S. over the next year to 110,000 — a 30 percent increase over this year. The increase raises the stakes in what has become a national debate over immigration and security centering on Syrian refugees. Jeff Swicord recently met a newly arrived Syrian family in the suburbs of Washington, D.C.