'We have a moral obligation': advocates look to Obama as refugee crisis wears on

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The US has announced a plan to expand its refugee intake – but as Obama prepares for a UN summit, activists fear it is too little, too late

Parted from his parents when he was four, David Acuoth fled war-torn Sudan by walking hundreds of miles, then spent a decade growing up in a refugee camp.

Today, he has a master’s degree and a successful career as a political consultant in Washington. The 29-year-old is forever grateful to the US for giving him his shot.

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