Constructing “Worthiness” and Resistance to Resettlement of Syrian Refugees

Originally posted on Mobilizing Ideas:
By Stephanie J. Nawyn Anti-Islamic rhetoric in the U.S. has been a continuing and growing problem since September 11, 2001. The marked rise in anti-Islamic rhetoric that followed the ISIS/Daesh attacks in Paris in November 2015 coincided with an increase in the resettlement of refugees fleeing the war in Syria.…