President Obama Berates GOP Over Syrian Refugee Question
FILE – In this Friday, Oct. 23, 2015 file photo, Syrian refugee children play outside their tents at an informal tented settlement near the Syrian border on the outskirts of Mafraq, Jordan. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen, File)
Obama Unloads On GOP Candidates Over Refugee Refusal
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Obama Admin Paused Iraq Refugee Program In 2011
Although the Obama administration currently refuses to temporarily pause its Syrian refugee resettlement program in the United States, the State Department in 2011 stopped processing Iraq refugee requests for six months after the Federal Bureau of Investigation uncovered evidence that several dozen terrorists from Iraq had infiltrated the United States via the refugee program.