US to Review Refugee Numbers, Resettlement Process

September 17, 2015 10:52 PM
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The Obama administration would like to further increase the number of Syrian refugees that it resettles in the United States, says the State Department. But U.S. officials are balancing the desire to resettle more Syrians with the need to conduct thorough background checks on those considered for admission. VOA State Department correspondent Pam Dockins has the story.