Toward the end of last year, the number of searches for the word “refugee” increased five-fold. Those hoping to educate themselves about the millions of people fleeing Syria and its surrounding countries to seek asylum elsewhere likely found a befuddling mix of opinions and news clips.
In November, over half of America’s governors announced that they would not house refugees. Obama denounced the move as un-American, but that didn’t stop many Republican presidential candidates from airing their vicious concerns.
Amid such frank Islamaphobia, Syrian families have begun to resettle in America, hoping their new home will be read more >>>
Source : HuffingtonPost.Com