Homeland’s Johnson Says 5,000 Syrians Approved to Resettle

  • Jeh Johnson tells senators goal to resettle 10,000 to be met
  • Trump says ‘tens of thousands’ will come, including terrorists

Jeh Johnson, U.S. secretary of Homeland Security (DHS), speaks during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, June 30, 2016. Johnson said gun control is a matter of homeland security during the hearing. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

About 5,000 Syrian refugees have been approved for resettlement in the U.S., Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said, with another 5,000 to 6,000 on the way if they pass security checks.

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