Humanitarian Aid Leader Responds To Refugee Backlash
The possibility that at least one of the suicide bombers in Paris came into France as a refugee has prompted a backlash against refugees. Many U.S. governors now say they oppose allowing Syrian refugees to settle in their states, and Republicans in Congress are moving to pause President Obama’s plan to bring 10,000 Syrians to the U.S. in the next two years.
Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson hears an argument from the other side of this debate:David Miliband is the president and CEO of the International Rescue Committee, an organization that works to advocate for refugees. Miliband shares his response to the wave of opposition to resettling Syrian refugees.
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