To: The Tennessee State Senate

The Volunteer State Welcomes Refugees

Welcome refugees to Tennessee. Vote NO on SJR467.

Why is this important?

The Tennessee General Assembly is considering SJR467, a joint resolution that would stop the resettlement of refugees in Tennessee. We cannot allow this legislation to pass.

People across Tennessee are already welcoming refugees and immigrants, but we all need to make our voices heard to stop politicians from pandering to fear and passing hateful, discriminatory legislation.

Join with Church World Service and the Tennessee Immigrant & Refugee Rights Coalition in asking Tennessee Senators to act with moral courage and reject SJR467 by signing our petition.


Reasons for signing

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  • Don't succum to fear.
  • Please vote No on SJR467. I am a first-generation American from an immigrant family - my father came to Tennessee when he was 4 years old. His aunts and uncles who couldn't come to America because of prejudice and laws like SJR467 perished in the holocaust. Refugees fleeing from ISIS and other terrorist governments are in the same boat as my family was in the 1920s to 1940s. My father started an architect/engineering firm that designed and oversaw construction of many of the homes, schools, b...

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