President Obama Wants US to Accept 10K Syrian Refugees

Obama Asks Administration to lift cap for 2016 fiscal year.
0:48 | 09/10/15

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The president has directed his team to. Scale that number next year and he's informed his team that he would like them to accept. At least make preparations to accept at least 101000. Syrian refugees and the next fiscal year. So. Now we know the scale of this problem. It's significant and there are millions of people who have been driven from their homes because of this violence. We know that. Admitting. That it certainly is not feasible. For. Millions of Syrians to come to this country. But what we can do is make sure that we are doing everything we can to try to provide for their basic. Needs.

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