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U.S. considers taking in (up to 1.6M) Syrian refugees
la times ^ | 6/9/13 | Richer

Posted on 06/10/2013 10:55:09 AM PDT by pabianice

WASHINGTON — Two years into a civil war that shows no signs of ending, the Obama administration is considering resettling refugees who have fled Syria, part of an international effort that could bring thousands of Syrians to American cities and towns.

A resettlement plan under discussion in Washington and other capitals is aimed at relieving pressure on Middle Eastern countries straining to support 1.6 million refugees, as well as assisting hard-hit Syrian families.

The State Department is "ready to consider the idea," an official from the department said, if the administration receives a formal request from the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Refugees, which is the usual procedure...

"Americans have a long tradition of welcoming refugees," said Daryl Grisgraber, a Washington-based Middle East specialist at Refugees International, which provides advocacy and services for refugees. "They'll respond here, too."

(Excerpt) Read more at latimes.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: aliens; immigration; refugees; syria; syrianrefugees
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1 posted on 06/10/2013 10:55:09 AM PDT by pabianice
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To: pabianice

No.


2 posted on 06/10/2013 10:56:57 AM PDT by Dallas59 (Q: The worst president in US history?)
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To: pabianice

What could possibly go wrong?


3 posted on 06/10/2013 10:57:01 AM PDT by dirtboy
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To: pabianice

Probably the Al Queda types will get pushed to the front of the line. Then we can have MORE Muslims in America,....


4 posted on 06/10/2013 10:57:25 AM PDT by rovenstinez
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To: pabianice
Way back in the WWI period the US admitted a large number of Syrian Christian refugees. They were successfully assimilated. We can probably do that with the rest of the Christians.

It would not be wise to admit any Sunni ~

5 posted on 06/10/2013 10:57:25 AM PDT by muawiyah (Git yer Red Arm Bands here - $29.95 - NOT SOLD IN STORES - TAX FREE)
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To: pabianice

No way in hell.


6 posted on 06/10/2013 10:57:27 AM PDT by Last Dakotan
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To: pabianice

Enough is enough.


7 posted on 06/10/2013 10:57:41 AM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: pabianice

They aren’t Syrian Refugees.

They are just democrat voters who haven’t voted yet.


8 posted on 06/10/2013 10:57:50 AM PDT by Iron Munro (Obama-Ville - Land of The Freebies, Home of the Enslaved)
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To: pabianice

1.6 million new Democrat voters!.........


9 posted on 06/10/2013 10:57:56 AM PDT by Red Badger (Want to be surprised? Google your own name......Want to have fun? Google your friend's names........)
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To: pabianice

open borders aren’t working fast enough. let’s just ship the enemy in.


10 posted on 06/10/2013 10:58:32 AM PDT by dadfly
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To: Iron Munro

How do you know that they haven’t voted yet?.............


11 posted on 06/10/2013 10:58:36 AM PDT by Red Badger (Want to be surprised? Google your own name......Want to have fun? Google your friend's names........)
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To: pabianice
I bet with no screening and no plans to repatriate them, ever.
All on taxpayer dime. And no way for the taxpayers to say no.

12 posted on 06/10/2013 10:58:58 AM PDT by BitWielder1 (Corporate Profits are better than Government Waste)
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To: pabianice

Bring the war here? No thanks. Not. Our. Problem.


13 posted on 06/10/2013 10:59:29 AM PDT by Vince Ferrer
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To: pabianice

America, the great Babylon, commits suicide.


14 posted on 06/10/2013 10:59:36 AM PDT by Obadiah (Inside of every Liberal beats the heart of a fascist yearning to reveal their true nature.)
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To: dadfly

Keep your friends close.....and your enemies even closer.........


15 posted on 06/10/2013 10:59:41 AM PDT by Red Badger (Want to be surprised? Google your own name......Want to have fun? Google your friend's names........)
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To: pabianice

Mexicans aren’t going to like that idea.


16 posted on 06/10/2013 11:00:04 AM PDT by Dallas59 (Q: The worst president in US history?)
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To: pabianice

Sure!

Detroit

LA

Portland

Washington D.C.

New York city.

San Francisco

Camden, NJ.

etc...


17 posted on 06/10/2013 11:00:04 AM PDT by TLI ( ITINERIS IMPENDEO VALHALLA)
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

The list, Ping

Let me know if you would like to be on or off the ping list

http://www.nachumlist.com/


18 posted on 06/10/2013 11:00:22 AM PDT by Nachum (The Obama "List" at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: muawiyah

The refugee status should be made contingent upon known religious affiliation.

Sons of Islam are expressly forbidden to enter the United States. We got WAY too many of those already, we need no more for “ethnic balance”.


19 posted on 06/10/2013 11:00:50 AM PDT by alloysteel (When did the government suddenly become our psycho ex-girlfriend? - Jay Leno)
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To: pabianice

Future Obama voters after spending years on public assistance and getting free Obama Phones, Free Housing, Free Medical, Free everything. Such a great deal.

Where are their fellow Arab brothers who should be taking care of them.


20 posted on 06/10/2013 11:01:03 AM PDT by ncfool (Obama's aMeriKa 2012 can we make it until 2016?)
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To: pabianice

U F B


21 posted on 06/10/2013 11:01:47 AM PDT by ▀udda▀udd (>> F U B O << "What the hell kind of country is this if I can only hate a man if he's white?")
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To: pabianice

WAKE UP AMERICANS!

DING, DING!

will the recognize the problem?

no. someone just got thrown off their favorite TV show.


22 posted on 06/10/2013 11:01:50 AM PDT by hadaclueonce (dont worry about Mexico, put the fence around kalifornia.)
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To: pabianice

Are you effin kidding me?...WTF is wrong with these politicians.


23 posted on 06/10/2013 11:02:18 AM PDT by ThomasMore (Islam is the Whore of Babylon!)
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To: pabianice

Why not ? We have an estimated 11 million illegal Mexicans half of whom believe most of the southwest US is part of Mexico and are just making themselves right at home kicking out the “Gringos” and the negritos (except they don’t call them that) wherever they become the majority.


24 posted on 06/10/2013 11:05:37 AM PDT by mosesdapoet (Serious contribution pause.Please continue onto meaningless venting no one reads.)
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To: pabianice

Eurasia here we come!


25 posted on 06/10/2013 11:05:56 AM PDT by swamprebel (a Constitution once changed from Freedom, can never be restored.)
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To: ncfool

Let them go live in Saudi Arabia.


26 posted on 06/10/2013 11:05:56 AM PDT by ThomasMore (Islam is the Whore of Babylon!)
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To: ThomasMore
Are you effin kidding me?...WTF is wrong with these politicians.

That's easy: not enough LIVs.

27 posted on 06/10/2013 11:06:26 AM PDT by Steely Tom (If the Constitution can be a living document, I guess a corporation can be a person.)
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To: pabianice

We have enough problems already with the Somalian Islamo-welfare bums who are here. Thank you George H.W. Bush.


28 posted on 06/10/2013 11:06:55 AM PDT by forgotten man
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To: pabianice

Are they Muslim?

If so, not only no, but F***@#***@#**ing NOOOOOO!


29 posted on 06/10/2013 11:07:28 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: pabianice

If it says , U.S. considers taking in (up to 1.6M) Syrian refugees

It’s already happening under The Obama Mob


30 posted on 06/10/2013 11:07:41 AM PDT by molson209
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To: pabianice

Can’t we destroy ourselves fast enough without them?


31 posted on 06/10/2013 11:07:49 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (Obama lied, four men died, and he went to hide...)
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To: pabianice

It’s “impossible” to deport ~20 million illegal aliens already here, but A-OK to import 1.5 million Syrian refugees?


32 posted on 06/10/2013 11:08:14 AM PDT by DTogo (High time to bring back The Sons of Liberty !!)
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To: pabianice

Just what we need.
They will probably be on a short list for citizenship.

Enough is enough, if they want to bring in 1.5 million
syrians, then 3 million illegals will have to GO!


33 posted on 06/10/2013 11:08:15 AM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: muawiyah
It would not be wise to admit any Sunni ~
34 posted on 06/10/2013 11:09:14 AM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: muawiyah
It would not be wise to admit any Sunni ~

Or shia, or any other form of mohammedan.

35 posted on 06/10/2013 11:09:23 AM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: DTogo

You can bet that if it looked like they were going
to vote Republican, they wouldn’t be wanting to bring
them in.


36 posted on 06/10/2013 11:11:33 AM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: pabianice

Oh, dat's all I need!

37 posted on 06/10/2013 11:11:40 AM PDT by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: ArrogantBustard

“...mohammedan...”

That’s quaint.

Let’s go even further back: how about “musselman?”


38 posted on 06/10/2013 11:11:52 AM PDT by warchild9
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To: pabianice
U.S. considers taking in (up to 1.6M) Syrian refugees

We'll take them .... if they're Christian....

39 posted on 06/10/2013 11:12:31 AM PDT by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: Obadiah

it never ends lately.


40 posted on 06/10/2013 11:13:06 AM PDT by roofgoat
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To: pabianice

41 posted on 06/10/2013 11:13:12 AM PDT by vietvet67
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To: pabianice

HELL NO!


42 posted on 06/10/2013 11:13:26 AM PDT by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: pabianice

Only Christians need apply. Seriously!


43 posted on 06/10/2013 11:14:20 AM PDT by Gumdrop
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To: pabianice; All
"U.S. considers taking in
(up to 1.6M) Syrian refugees"

44 posted on 06/10/2013 11:14:55 AM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: Fresh Wind

Thus justifying the ginormous NSA database on people in CONUS.


45 posted on 06/10/2013 11:15:35 AM PDT by Black Agnes
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To: pabianice
Imagine 100,000 muslim jihadis here on H-1B, L-1, refugee and expired student visas working in power plants, fertilizer factories, refineries, chemical manufacturers, hospitals, utilities, dams, pharmaceutical formulators, web hub server farms, municipal water supply facilities, sewage treatment plants, meat packing and food processing plants, driving HazMat trucks...

Remember when the Vietcong took over Huế? They were able to round up every government official, march them all off into the jungle and kill every last one of them in one single night.

They knew exactly where they lived, who they visited, where they shopped and where they ate dinner, and when.

How you ask?

The cabbies had been providing the Vietcong with daily reports on their every move for years in advance.

Soooo, where do most of the cabbies in your berg come from? In Washington DC, it's Somalia...

Just because we've forgotten the lessons of Huế and the lessons of the Sepoy Rebellion's "The Perfect Day" doesn't mean our enemies have.

Wiki seems mute on The Perfect Day. That information used to be readily available there. Now it's barely mentioned.

46 posted on 06/10/2013 11:15:38 AM PDT by null and void (Republicans create the tools of opression, and the democrats gleefully use them!)
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To: pabianice

Oh, great. Yet another 1.6 million undocumented, unvetted interlopers.. this time of the muslim persuasion.


47 posted on 06/10/2013 11:16:27 AM PDT by ScottinVA ( Liberal is to patriotism as Kermit Gosnell is to neonatal care.)
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To: Rummyfan

Great. Just great. Now we’re going to provide assylum and probably pay the air fare for invaders? Although I’m sure none of them will be anti American. Crank up the mosque construction. They’re gonna need a lot more of them.


48 posted on 06/10/2013 11:17:04 AM PDT by rktman
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To: warchild9
how about “musselman?”

In the Shenandoah Valley, most folk would think you're talking about applesauce ...

49 posted on 06/10/2013 11:18:15 AM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: Dallas59
Mexicans aren’t going to like that idea.

Considering they have first dibs on the American carcass, I'd figure they will be rather pissed.

50 posted on 06/10/2013 11:18:32 AM PDT by ScottinVA ( Liberal is to patriotism as Kermit Gosnell is to neonatal care.)
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