Here’s a statistic to keep in mind when listening to hysteria about the danger of the United States accepting Syrian refugees:
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The U.S. Record Shows Refugees Are Not a Threat from the Migration Policy Institute.
Why rejecting Syrian refugees won’t make America safer is from The Washington Post.
Before people start invoking Japanese American internment, they should remember what it was like is from The Washington Post.
The U.S. Government Turned Away Thousands of Jewish Refugees, Fearing That They Were Nazi Spies is from The Smithsonian.
These charts put the US response to Syrian refugees in context: it’s pitifully small is from Vox.
Following the Terrorists’ Script is by Nicholas Kristof in The New York Times.
When People Flee to America’s Shores
What Americans thought of Jewish refugees on the eve of World War II is from The Washington Post.
I’m adding this post to The Best Sites For Learning About World Refugee Day.
Thanks from Europe.
To know and to act data are better than fears, and real data can remove nightmares and imaginary threats.