How To Write An Argumentative Essay On Syrian Refugees

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During the worst humanitarian crisis of our generation, more than ten million Syrians have found themselves displaced from their homes by a tumultuous civil war, and now more than 50% of them have fled, seeking refuge elsewhere. But in the wake of the terrorist attacks in Paris and, more recently, the terroristic shooting in San Bernardino, CA, many Americans are more hesitant to offer their support to the migration of Syrian refugees to the United States for safe harbor. This opposition is mostly driven by fear, but America needs overcome the worry, reach out, and accept Syrian refugees in their time of anguish if it intends to remain a humanitarian leader, and continue to influence growth and prosperity within the nation.
Contrary to popular belief, the exodus of Syrian people from their war-torn home to U.S. soil will not negatively affect our security, or increase our national
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No definitive evidence exists to support, or to even legitimately speculate his status as a Syrian refugee. But even if he was, it must be taken into consideration that there have been massive amounts of people evading the hostility, who are traveling to the countries that are closest, and easier to access without proper clearance. France had accepted over 14,700 refugees in the first quarter of 2015 alone, according to an article titled “Migrant crisis: How many refugees are countries actually taking?” (Croucher). At most, the United States’ plan is to resettle a total of 65,000 Syrians, which will be broken up over a five-year period, an average of 13,000 per year, representing only 0.00004% of the nation’s total population. In simpler terms, that’s one refugee for every 25,000 U.S. citizens. There would be no greater risk to our security by allowing Syrian refugees, since the U.S. is not going to be inundated with people showing up on shore unexpected like what happened in many European

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