On getting to the US

An excellent, if unsettling, snapshot of the current process of resettlement to the US: Eliza Griswold’s Why is it so difficult for Syrian refugees to get into the US? in the NYT Magazine.

Relatedly, Intelligence Squared US just held a debate: “The US Should Let in 100,000 Syrian Refugees” —

22.02.2016 update: The US Promised Refuge to 10,000 Syrians–We’ve Let in 841.