Anti-immigrant activists more prone to terrorism than refugees
Refugees will turn into terrorists. That seems to be the consensus among those in Congress opposed to refugees. But history gives us no reason to believe it. No refugee has ever carried out an act of terrorism in United States. In fact, anti-immigrant activists have proven themselves more prone to terrorist tactics than refugees. The risk of terrorism is just a callous excuse to turn away vulnerable people fleeing violence.
Sadly this is an article that I will need to keep handy for election season. I know the people who make these arguments don’t like facts and stats, but we can try.