Many believe the law is a strategy to coerce migrants into joining Iran's fighting forces in the Syrian conflict.
Obama's vow to veto the bill sets up a possible showdown that may lead Republicans to threaten to shut down the government later this year.
The five carried passports of Greek men ranging in age from 23 to 33, but officials said they did not appear to be linked to any terrorist threat. "They are normal Syrians," one said.
VICE News journalist Milène Larsson joined 'On The Line' to discuss Europe’s migrant crisis, and her reporting for the “Europe or Die” series.
Former President Jose Mujica welcomed the Syrians from a refugee camp in Lebanon, but the current government said Lebanese officials don't want the unhappy Syrians back.
In his first public speech in a year, the Syrian president acknowledged that recruiting and retaining troops has been an issue for the regime.
In this extra scene from the 'Europe Or Die' series, Vice News visits a cemetery on the island of Lesbos, where the buried bodies reside of those refugees who take the "death boats" to Europe and befall disaster on the journey.
Concluding the second episode of our series, VICE News correspondent Milène Larsson continues her visit to the border between Greece and Turkey to find out what happens to the many migrants who perish while attempting to cross Greece’s dangerous Evros...
In episode two of our series, VICE News correspondent Milène Larsson travels to the border between Greece and Turkey, where Syrian and Afghan refugees are paying large sums of money to take "death boats" to Greece.
Here's the story of two US residents who planned to travel to Syria for love and jihad. They both came under close scrutiny of the FBI and were eventually arrested, and while the Feds gave one of them every available out, the other one wasn't so lucky.