- have only 2,000 been admitted because the rest failed their screening?
- have only 2,000 been admitted because the process is so slow, with the remaining 23,000 yet to be screened?
- if it turns out that, out of this pool of 25,000, only 2,000 passed muster, isn't that something that should concern us?
- how many of the rejected 23,000 (if they have indeed been rejected) can we expect to show up here in Toronto?
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
"Over 23,000 Syrian Refugee Applicants Have Been Referred To Us By the UNHCR; Only About 2,000 Have Been Admitted"
Homeland Security Secretary Jeh (which looks like it should--but doesn't--rhyme with "meh") Johnson explains the rigorous screening process refugees are subjected to, one that's been "enhanced" for fleeing Syrians. Re the above-quoted statement, I'm curious about the following: