Turkey blocks Syrian refugees from resettlement in the US – for having degrees

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Turkish officials argue the most vulnerable deserve priority resettlement. Some question whether a degree makes refugees less vulnerable

More than 1,000 Syrian refugees in Turkey have been blocked from resettlement in the US and other countries because they have university qualifications.

The refugees were approved for resettlement by American officials, before being blocked – sometimes just days before their departure date – by the Turkish authorities.

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