White House Reviewing 'wide Range' Of Approaches To Syrian-refugee Crisis

The Obama administration is examining a "wide range" of approaches to help Syrian refugees, including the possibility of allowing more into the country, White House spokesman Josh Earnest said Tuesday. The State Department is leading the review, Earnest said at the daily White House briefing. No deadline has been set for the results of the review to be announced, but Earnest described the situation as "urgent." The U.S. is on track to take in 1,800 Syrian refugees by October. Earnest defended the amount of resources the U.S. has already deployed to help the refugees.

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