After everything that has taken place this month, and the rise of refugee acceptance as a hot issue, I decided to write a piece on Islamophobia and how the West’s negative attitudes towards Islamic people is crippling our empathy to people in need and distorting our image of Islam and Arab Muslims, which is now having additional implications to refugees. I wrote this in an actual document to make citations easier so just click on the link to the doc. I will update this while everything unfolds:

Last Update: 11/20/ to cover new bill Congress passed in regards to refugee screening.



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