Syrian refugee family adapts to life in Oakland

Kate Jastram interviewed by KQED News, Dec. 21, 2015

The U.S. government screens Syrian refugees more thoroughly than almost anyone else applying to come into this country, and that process that can take years. That’s one reason that fears of Syrian refugees are misplaced. … “It’s not very likely that the enterprising terrorist is going to want to take that route to get to the U.S.,” says Jastram.