Should Syrian Refugees Be Allowed Into The United States?

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Beginning in 2011, more than 250,000 Syrians have lost their lives due to the civil war that has taken over their country. Four and a half years of armed conflict have also left eleven out of twenty two million Syrians displaced and subjected to oppression. And out of these eleven million people, the United States has only admitted 1,854 into the country. These displaced Syrians are regarded as refugees, or people who are forced to leave their country in order to escape war or persecution. As a result of their civil war, millions of Syrians are left in war torn settings and in desperate need of a safe place to reside. Despite this information, many people regard as true the single story that Syrian refugees seeking to enter the U.S. are liable to have ties with terror groups such as Islamic State. Many Americans claim that Syrian refugees have the ability to carry out terrorist actions if granted entrance into the country, while others claim that they are only here to have a better life in order to provide for themselves and their families. Syrian refugees should be allowed into the United States because rejecting people admission …show more content…
Despite the belief of Syrian refugees being a threat to American security, banning them from the country is outrageous and will not solve anything. In most cases, they are scared of the very same things that Americans are afraid of. Americans should also accept the idea of living with Syrian refugees because President Obama has declared that 15,000 refugees will be able to resettle in the United States starting this year. The U.S. is able to carry out thorough background checks and interviews on these refugees to ensure everyone’s safety. So as the war in Syria continues to intensify, we must think about the victims in who are subjected to persecution but are still willing to start a new life here in the United

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