After attacks in Paris by the Islamic State group, lawmakers in Congress have re-examined the U.S. refugee resettlement program. The program, which has found U.S. homes for refugees from other countries since the 1970s, aims to place 10,000 Syrian refugees throughout the U.S. this year.
News that one of the Paris attackers may have come through Greece posing as an asylum seeker has brought that plan under fire, though. On Thursday, the House passed a bill that would enhance the vetting process for refugees. In polls, most Americans now say they are against the plan to resettle refugees from Syria, where the fight against the Islamic State Group has sent millions fleeing dangerous conditions.
But many Syrian refugees have already