No Syrians allowed here
No Syrians allowed here. In Washington D.C. that is.
Syrian refugees get resettled far away from the nation’s capital.
Ninety-two percent of Syrian refugees placed in Virginia are 100 miles away from Washington D.C.
Specific statistics: of the 121 Syrian refugees placed in Virginia so far, 112 have been placed in communities at least 100 miles away from the nation’s capital.
105 were placed in cities where median incomes fall below the state average.
The D.C. suburban counties of Fairfax, Loudoun and Arlington are all among the nation’s wealthiest and, according to U.S. census data, collectively have roughly 1.7 million residents. The three counties closest to Washington D.C have resettled a grand total of nine Syrian refugees. All nine refugees resettled near Washington D. C. were placed in the city of Falls Church.
Firenze Sage: In case you were unaware, there is hypocrisy afoot in Washington DC. You see, we need to see your D.C . visa to let you in our precious town.
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