Will wealthy countries step up and resettle more Syrian refugees?

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Amid anti-refugee rhetoric, two groups set new resettlement goals on Tuesday for the world’s wealthiest countries. The United Nations said that 450,000 Syrian refugees will need new homes by the end of 2018; Oxfam puts the target at 480,000 by the end of 2016. The numbers, while high, represent just 10 percent of the refugees

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Will wealthy countries step up and resettle more Syrian refugees?