An Open Letter to Congress: Do Not Cede to Fear

In response to politicians' decision to respond to the attacks in Paris by ending the acceptance of Syrian refugees, The Nation published an open letter signed by writers Reza Aslan, Teju Cole, Aleksandar Hemon, Marlon James, Phil Klay, Laila Lalami, Yiyun Li, Maaza Mengiste, Gary Shteyngart, Geraldine Brooks, Tom Lutz, and Jane Smiley calling on Congress to act with humanity and take in Syrian refugees. Read the letter below and add your name to the call. 

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The Statue of Liberty is seen in New York, October 27, 2012. (Reuters/Carlo Allegri)

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15853 4.2 years ago Ruby Johnson
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