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US meets goal of admitting 10,000 Syria refugees ahead of time

Human rights activists and people from the Muslim community display placards during a demonstration in New York on December 10, 2015, in solidarity for Syrian and Iraqi refugeesThe United States said it would welcome its 10,000th Syrian refugee of this fiscal year on Monday, meeting a controversial target more than a month ahead of schedule. The United States has traditionally been by far the world’s most generous host for refugees but has been criticized by activists for moving too slowly to respond to the Syrian crisis, which has dragged on for more than five years. President Barack Obama’s opponents, including Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, meanwhile warn that Islamic State extremists could infiltrate the refugee ranks to gain entry to the United States.

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