Reaction to US governors refusing to accept Syrian refugees

Reaction to US governors refusing to accept Syrian refugees
Reaction to US governors refusing to accept Syrian refugees

Reaction to US governors refusing to accept Syrian refugees

The backlash against US-bound Syrian refugees has intensified with at least half the country’s Governors refusing to accept refugees, including Illinois. What does that mean for the families who were set to come to Illinois? We check in with a Suzanne Akhras Sahloul, a Syrian American who’s helped refugee families get their bearings here in the Chicago area. She’s the founder and director of the Syrian Community Network. And Julia Preston, New York Times National Immigration Correspondent, explains the process for accepting refugees into the the US and what authority governors have to deny refugees.