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21.4.16

Being A Refugee Doesn't Make You A Criminal | American Civil Liberties Union: Refugees who come to this country seeking a safe home for their families won’t find it in South Carolina. At least, not if South Carolina lawmakers have their way.

They’re trying to pass S. 997 – a bill that, if passed, would immediately turn refugees into suspected criminals.

It would require law enforcement to investigate refugees – even after they’re vetted by FBI, the National Counterterrorism Center, the Department of Homeland Security, the State Department, and the U.N.

This is not about danger or national security. This is about irrational fear and xenophobia.

Refugees need safety and protection in South Carolina – not more persecution. Add your name now to oppose S. 997.


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