Stop Syrian Refugees from entering Hawaii and the U.S.A
Change.org Petition, Launched November 17, 2015
Governor David Ige wants to allow Syrian Refugees into our State! Do we not have a homeless problem already that needs to be addressed? What about our veterans health needs? Do we want the chance of letting in terrorists? This island is already over populated and in debt, we can't afford to have another country's refugees come here at taxpayers' expense. They want to allow people here that hate our country and government! Wake up! Sign the petition!
8,500 Signatures as of 9PM Tuesday Nov 17, 2015
11,300 Signatures as of 10AM Wednesday Nov 18, 2015
LINK … Sign the Petition
LINK ... Read the Petition Comments (they're all from Hawaii)
68% ‘NO’ -- Did Gov. David Ige take the right tone in welcoming Syrian refugees, if sent here by the federal government?
Ige Office Flooded With Calls
SA: …Gov. David Ige's office has been flooded with over 500 phone calls and about 300 emails from constituents in response to his statements Monday that Hawaii would welcome refugees fleeing a brutal civil war in Syria….
read … Ige defends stance on Syrian refugees
Gov. Ige responds to Syrian refuge criticism
HNN: The day after he touched off a furor over Syrian refugees in Hawaii, Gov. David Ige said he doesn't believe the state will see a huge influx from the war-torn country.
"I suppose in hindsight I should probably be more thoughtful about my statements," he said during a news conference.
"In the last decade zero have come. How many might show up in the next month. I would guess it would be zero.
read … Furor
KHON: Gov. Ige defends position on Syria: ‘I don’t have the authority to say yes or no’
KHON: Hirono Thinks Bringing Syrian Muslims into Hawaii is a Great Idea
HNN: What is the vetting process for Syrian refugees coming to the U.S.?
KHON: The process, plus a first-hand account, of becoming a refugee in Hawaii