Obstacles Limit Flow of Iraqis into United States Iraqi refugees trying to come to the United States face roadblocks. Since October, only 719 people have been admitted, even though the United States pledged earlier this year to accept 7,000, says Kristele Younes of the group Refugees International.
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Obstacles Limit Flow of Iraqis into United States

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Obstacles Limit Flow of Iraqis into United States

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Iraqi refugees trying to come to the United States face roadblocks. Since October, only 719 people have been admitted, even though the United States pledged earlier this year to accept 7,000, says Kristele Younes of the group Refugees International.

She says the delay is due to lack of political will among government agencies.

Younes talks with Melissa Block.