To: The United States House of Representatives, The United States Senate, and President Donald Trump

Welcome 100,000 Syrian refugees now

There is no easy answer to how to handle Assad and end the conflict, but in light of the continuing atrocities, the American people are ready to act with humanity and purpose. Let us welcome 100,000 refugees and expedite the process to give these families a haven from the brutal civil war.

Why is this important?

The devastating civil war in Syria, now in its seventh year, has claimed at lesat 400,000 casualties, and displaced more than 6 million people, creating a humanitarian crisis of historic proportions.

Following the ruthless chemical attacks carried about by Bashir Assad's forces that killed over 80 Syrian civilians, Trump declared, "No child of God should ever suffer such horror." Yet, rather than help the Syrian people who are trapped between Assad and Isis, the Trump administration has attempted to slam the doors entirely on Syrian refugees and gut funding for international aid and diplomacy. It's time for Trump and his fellow Republicans to actually take actions to reduce this suffering.

The U.S. government must match the generous and humanitarian impulses of the American people and live up to our international responsibilities to support the people of Syria—by expediting the acceptance and resettlement of 100,000 Syrian refugees.

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Reasons for signing

  • Where will they go to avoid death, torture?
  • Dear Mr. Trump- A reminder for what America stands for- "Keep ancient lands, your storied pomp!" cries she With silent lips. "Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me, I lift my lamp beside the golden door!" Stop being Donald Trump the buffoon and start trying to be the President of the United States. The Syrian people have been brutalized for years. Assad is a sociop...
  • We, as moveon path finders, should come forward for our beloved Syrian Refugees, and each take in our homes these victims. We're 8 million strong and 100,000 is such a trivial amount. Together we can do it. Let's show the American people we mean business. Thank you for taking in a refugee family in your home today & for all you do.

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