Who Are Some Proponents of Relocating Syrian Refugees to the United States?


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The United Nations supports the relocation of half of Syria's registered refugees to the United States by the end of 2016. With a target of resettling 130,000 of the Syrians displaced by the war, the United Nations has called on the United States to accept 65,000, notes the Huffington Post.

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The International Rescue Committee is another organization that supports the United States inviting Syrian refugees to build new lives within its borders. The organization's president and CEO David Miliband highlights that in recent history the United States has taken half of the world's registered refugees who resettle beyond the countries directly bordering a war-torn country. Based on this history, the International Rescue Committee supports the United Nations' resettlement number of 65,000 Syrians, according to the Huffington Post.

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