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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Number Date Name
15851 12 months ago john borders
15850 1 year ago shrenick patel
15849 1 year ago Robert Croft Four years ago, the people of Syria rose up to demand democratic reforms and the release of political prisoners. Bashar al-Assad’s response was to brutally repress the protesters, pushing his countr...
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15847 1 year ago Lucille Comignani
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15844 1 year ago Nancy Vedovi
15843 1 year ago Linda Marshak
15842 1 year ago Tatyana Figueroa
15841 1 year ago Erick Okioma We all are equal and have right to life .Give chance and hope to refugees without prejudice even Albert Einstein was a refugee
15840 1 year ago Erick Okioma We all are equal and have right to life .Give chance and hope to refugees without prejudice even Albert Einstein was a refugee
15839 1 year ago Ray Standing Rock Protectors.
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15838 1 year ago Kathleen Evans
15837 1 year ago Reuben Safire
15836 1 year ago Georgiann Young
15835 1 year ago Esther Mathieu
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