IF we're going to do something about it, we shouldn't be accepting the people who are lucky enough to get here. We should be working with the governments of these countries to fix the underlying problems.
The propensity with which immigrants have used the excuse of asylum as a loophole has ruined its validity. It is unfortunate that so many had to lie to ruin it for those that are actually in danger.
As sad as these stories are, the emotional factor shouldn't dictate our level of responsibility in resolving conflicts for other countries.