The U.S. Has Accepted Only 11 Syrian Refugees This Year

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Updated at 5:38 p.m. on Monday The Trump administration retaliated Saturday against Syria's suspected chemical weapons attack, launching missiles with France and the U.K. targeting Syrian regime facilities. "This is about humanity, and it cannot be allowed to happen," President Trump said earlier last week, pledging a forceful response to Syrian President Bashar Assad's aggressions. But humanitarian organizations are challenging the president's commitment to humanity when it comes to Syrian civilians — particularly those seeking refuge in the United States. In 2016, near the end of Barack Obama's presidency, the U.S. resettled 15,479 Syrian refugees, according to State Department figures . In 2017, the country let in 3,024. So far this year, that number...

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The U.S. Has Accepted Only 11 Syrian Refugees This Year

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