In the wake of the bloody ISIS terror attack in Paris at the end of last week, some U.S. lawmakers are calling for a halt to the influx of Syrian refugees into this country because of security concerns.

But the Rev. Seth Kaper-Dale, the pastor of the Reformed Church of Highland Park and the head of the Central Jersey Interfaith Refugee Resettlement Coalition of Highland Park and New Brunswick wants more refugees to be allowed to resettle in the Garden State.

He says as the increasing horrors in Syria due to the ongoing civil war have become known, efforts have increased to help the refugee victims, and “we feel it’s way time the U.S. steps up in a more serious way.” read more.


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