Rebuffed over refugees, Obama aims to shift focus to visas

President Barack Obama boards Air Force One at Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Manila, Philippines, Friday, Nov. 20, 2015. Obama is traveling to Malaysia where he will join leaders from Southeast Asia to discuss trade and economic issues, and terrorism and disputes over the South China Sea. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Regrouping from an embarrassing defeat in the House, the White House tried to change the subject away from its Syrian refugee program on Friday, instead calling for changes that could prohibit some people from bypassing the traditional visa system to enter the American homeland.

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