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May 25, 2016 9:47 am

State Department Reaches New Single-Day Record for Approved Syrian Refugees

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Syrian and Iraqi immigrants getting off a boat from Turkey on the Greek island of Lesbos. Photo: Wikipedia.

Syrian and Iraqi immigrants getting off a boat from Turkey on the Greek island of Lesbos. Photo: Wikipedia.

The State Department admitted 80 Syrian refugees on Tuesday and 225 on Monday, setting a new single-day record as President Obama surges to try to meet his target of 10,000 approvals this year — sparking renewed fears among security experts who say corners are being cut to meet a political goal.

Officials insisted they’re moving faster because they’re getting better at screening, and say they’re still running all the traps on applicants.

Read full story at The Washington Times.

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