The One Country You'd Expect to Reject Syrian Refugees Wants to Take 30,000 of Them Instead

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The One Country You'd Expect to Reject Syrian Refugees Wants to Take 30,000 of Them Instead

"A growing number of politicians in the United States have used last Friday's terrorist attacks in France to argue for tighter restrictions, if not an outright halt, on accepting Syrian refugees. But in France itself, the government is keeping its doors open. French President Francois Hollande said on Wednesday at a meeting of French mayors that France will accept 30,000 refugees over the next two years, calling it his country's "humanitarian duty."

 

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  • Rosenthal, Max J. "The One Country You'd Expect to Reject Syrian Refugees Wants to Take 30,000 of Them Instead", MotherJones, November 18, 2015. 
  • Human rights
  • Migration management
  • Refugee
  • Securitization
  • Security dispositive