Should We Accept The Syrian Refugees During The Holocaust

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1) Today America is faced with a decision on whether or not they should accept the Syrian refugees to have refuge on American soil. In Syria, their homeland is in a state of turmoil and all they are asking is for some help. Similar to what the Jews had asked for in WWII during the holocaust. Can this be a repeat in history? It’s not wrong to compare what is happening with the Syrian refugees today to what had happened with the jews while the Holocaust was taking place. During World War II, the Nazi’s in Germany had built concentration camps that had held Jewish people captive. The main purpose of these camps were to exterminate every Jewish affiliated person as possible. It was a planned genocide. It has been said that the Allied forces did …show more content…
Little did the soldiers on the field of battle know that concentration camps were happening. Back on allied territory, U.S. and British organizations had spread the news of concentration camps to the government, but they were left unheard for a long time. Finally after pressuring the government about the fact that they should take action to help the suffering jewish people, the U.S. gov’t and the British gov’t had organized an emergency meeting to discuss how and where they will rescue the encamped Jews. Rather than discussing strategies, they had focused more on where to put the jews after they were rescued. At this time Britain could not put them anywhere else in their territory for they had lacked resources and were having problems of their own. The U.S. did not where to put them either because they did not want to alter their immigration quotas. Eventually they had taken to long to find smart strategic ways of rescue and where they would place them afterwards, Allied forces had found the concentration camps by the time the war was over. The U.S. government were basically bystanders to this terrible disaster. They had not done anything in advance to help stop the Jews suffering early on in the war. They had known that these things were happening and they did not do much to help besides send forces into Nazi …show more content…
government had accepted about 1,500 Syrian refugees. The U.S. government has its reasons to why they are not allowing the refugees to stay and to come seek refuge here in America and they are reasonable. One major reason why we are not allowing them in the U.S. is because our government fears that it will threaten our security. Which makes a lot of sense because we don’t know who exactly these people are, whether or not if they are affiliated with a terrorist group, or if they are just regular people of Syria. It’s tough to come to a conclusion. Another reason is that allowing the refugees to enter the U.S. causes problems against our own constitution, laws, Immigration laws, and present day governmental affairs. Similar to what we did in the holocaust, the U.S. government are not going to help them out. In Syria right now, they are experiencing political and military warfare. No family or sane person would not want to live in a place where your sense of security and your life are threatened almost everyday. The people from Syria who have the fear of being forced to suffer through conflict all the time wish to have some sense of peace. Which is why they are asking for permission to just have a place to rest in America. We don’t have to give them a huge piece of land or let them move into major cities if the government fears a terrorist attack. We could just have a nice spot of land where the families and people of Syria can live for some

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