In the wake of the terrorist attacks in Paris, a growing number of Governors in the United States have stated that their states will no longer accept refugees. FAN’s Director of Campaigns and Development, Jason Miller spent a year after college with the Jesuit Volunteer Corps in Nashville, TN working as an employment specialist at Catholic Charities Refugee Services. In order to combat fear and misinformation about refugees we’re posting a reflection that Jason wrote on his first month on the job back in 2007. Refugees are escaping fear and persecution, and are the largest group that has been persecuted by Daesh. They deserve our support and help and we should not close our doors to them, especially as the United States is a nation built by immigrants.

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