Essay on Theu.s. Government Should Not Accept Syrian Refugees

2119 Words Dec 9th, 2016 9 Pages
After the Civil War outbreak in Syria, many homeless Syrian refugees fled for asylum in different countries, but many settled in America. For the good of America, the U.S government should not accept Syrian refugees because of potential security risk, immigration barriers, educational barrier, medical and housing cost. Syria’s first civil war crisis had occurred in 2011, a war against the government and its citizens. This led to a large number of Syrian refugees fleeing for refuge in the U.S, “A total of 2,290 Syrian refugees have arrived in the United States since fiscal year 2011” (Facts about the Syrian Refugees). Another Syrian crisis occurred in 2015 and is currently still on going in 2016. The deadly terrorist attack on Paris in November 2015 which was carried out by members of ISIS had resulted in suicide bombings, mass shootings at restaurants, and a music venue in central Paris, “2015 terror attacks in Paris that killed at least 130 people and wounded hundreds. The attackers, armed with assault rifles and explosives, targeted six locations across the city” (2015 Paris Terror Attacks Fast Facts). There are many circumstances that prevent Syrian refugees from coming to America. These obstacles include: immigration law barriers and lack of family ties in the U.S. However, many of America’s governors and congress members oppose letting Syrian refugees into the states. According to Fantz, “Authority over admitting refugees to the country, though, rests with the…

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