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General News    H3'ed 2/2/18

STATEMENT: Administration's Decision to not Redesignate TPS for Syrians Tantamount to a Death Sentence, Says CAP Senior

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"The refusal to redesignate TPS for Syrian families that fled violence and arrived in the US after Aug. 2016 contradicts U.S. national security interests & values. It cannot be justified based by the facts on the ground. it seems clear that the decision was motivated by the administration’s continuing desire to chip away at this statutory form of humanitarian protection. These decisions will tear families apart and devastate American communities while continuing to undermine America’s standing in the world. Conditions in Syria today are not safe for the return of civilians—as demonstrated by this administration’s own announcement just two weeks ago to offer an open-ended commitment of U.S. troops with no clear end in sight in order to deal with horrific security conditions there."

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