The largest Arab American civil rights organization in the United States is alarmed because 31 state governors have said they will refuse entry to Syrian refugees in their states, and because many Americans have expressed a desire to halt Syrian refugee immigration out of terror fears.

"The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) is deeply troubled that many American politicians have used the tragic terror attacks in Paris, France as a justification to promote xenophobia against Syrian refugees," the group said in a statement sent to The Daily Caller.

The 31 governors who have said they will not accept Syrian refugees into their states are mostly Republican.

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