April 16, 2013
Washington DC- The Coalition for a Democratic Syria and its members offer their deepest condolences to the families of the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing that took place yesterday afternoon. We hope for the fast recovery of all injured and affected by this act of violence. We strongly condemn this act of terrorism.
APRIL 25, 2013
Come to Washington and directly lobby House and Senate offices on Thursday and Friday, April 25 & 26 , 2013, to support the Syrian revolution.
There are signs of bipartisan support and demand for action calling for increased US engagement in support of Syria's revolution for democracy and human rights. Now it's time for YOU to speak to your Members of Congress and urge them to join!
April 9th 2013
Washington, DC - Today the Coalition for a Democratic Syria in collaboration with the American-Arabic Anti-Discrimination Committee, United for a Free Syria, Syrian American Council, Syrian Expatriates organization, Syrian American Alliance, Syrian Emergency Task Force, Syrian Americans for Democracy, Syrian Christians for Democracy, Association of Free Syrians, and National Alliance for Syria have formally requested that the Secretary of the United States Department of Homeland Security extend and re-designate Temporary Protective Status for Syrian nationals presently in the United States. In March 2012, ADC and Syrian American organizations, as well as the Refugee Council USA (RCUSA), US Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI), Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS), and South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT) filed an initial request for TPS designation, which was approved by DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano.
APRIL 5, 2013
There are signs of bipartisan support and demand for action calling for increased US engagement in support of Syria’s revolution for democracy and human rights. Now it’s time for YOU to speak to your Members of Congress and urge them to join!
March 19, 2013
Washington, DC—The Coalition for a Democratic Syria (CDS) fully supports two bipartisan bills introduced in the Congress this week: the Syria Democratic Transition Act of 2013 introduced by U.S. Senators Bob Casey (D-PA) and Marco Rubio (R-FL), and the Free Syria Act of 2013 introduced by Representatives Eliot L. Engel (NY-16), Mike Rogers (MI-8), and Brad Sherman (CA-30). These bills authorize robust U.S. assistance for Syrian civilians and innocent victims of the conflict, expand sanctions against the government of Bashar al-Assad, and provide for systematic support of the pro-democracy Syrian opposition.