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Saturday, November 5, 2016

Despite 'Genocide,' Mideast Christians Wait for Asylum at the Back of the Line

America has now welcomed more than 13,000 refugees from Syria into the country.

Should the American people have a say in how many refugees are allowed in or get to decide which refugees they want to welcome? Some say it makes perfect sense. "It's our country, it's our house. We decide to whom to open the doors, we decide to whom to offer a meal and maybe a bedroom. Of course that should go without saying, but it doesn't," Cliff May, President of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, said.
In his recent article, "Coming to America," May writes that he disagrees with those who want to close off America's borders completely. But thinks prioritizing who gets to come in by considering what's best for America is simply smart policy, especially when you consider that of the first 11,000 Syrians invited to live in America, just 56 of them are Christian. (Read More)