Are Palestinians from Gaza coming to the US as refugees?

That old story from two years ago is still circulating—that Obama is bringing gazillion Palestinians to the US.  Judy has corrected the rumor on several occasions most recently here in October 2009.

Last month when a reader asked me if the story was true (again!), I checked on the number of Palestinians coming to the US as refugees and wrote this post.  The numbers are increasing.

And, of course, they could still be increased further.  But, readers should remember that if we, or any country, started to resettle Palestinian Arabs in a big way (like by the tens of thousands), Arab countries would object.  They must keep their co-religionists “stateless” in order to keep pressure on Israel.  See Judy’s most recent post on the so-called Palestinian refugees here.

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