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U.S. to expand program for Central American refugees: Kerry

Wednesday, January 13, 2016 - 00:40

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry announces plans to expand the Refugee Admissions Program to offer people fleeing violence in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras ''a safe and legal alternative.'' Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry announced plans on Wednesday to expand the Refugee Admissions Program to help people fleeing violence in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras. Kerry said the expansion will offer vulnerable Central Americans "a safe and legal alternative to the dangerous journey many are currently tempted to begin, making them easy prey for human smugglers who have no interest but their own profits." In a speech at the National Defense University, Kerry said called the refugee crisis a global challenge.

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U.S. to expand program for Central American refugees: Kerry

Wednesday, January 13, 2016 - 00:40