Americans Are 'Moving To Canada' Over Syrian Refugees. They May Be Disappointed.

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Yazidi refugees celebrate news of the liberation of their homeland of Sinjar from ISIL extremists, while at a refugee camp on November 13, 2015 in Derek, Rojava, Syria. Americans on social media say they plan on moving to Canada if the United States accepts Syrian refugees. Little do they realize how many Canada plans on accepting. | John Moore via Getty Images
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Americans are so outraged at a plan to allow Syrian refugees in their country that they're planning to move to Canada.

But they really didn't think this one through.

Some Twitter users down south are deeply displeased with U.S. President Barack Obama's plan to admit around 10,000 refugees from Syria throughout the next year. So they're packing their bags and moving to the Great White North.

The problem is, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau plans on bringing in 25,000 refugees by Jan. 1, 2016 — 15,000 more than are those headed to the United States.

Some Americans clearly didn't get the memo.

And they were openly mocked for it.

A debate over Syrian refugees has persisted around the world after the terrorist attacks in Paris that killed 129 people.

But actual links between the two issues haven't been firmly established.

A Syrian passport was found at the Stade de France after a man blew himself up there in a suicide bombing on Friday. But officials have said the document was a fake, The Washington Post reported.

The incident has nevertheless ignited a debate over whether countries should admit Syrian refugees.

French President Francois Hollande said his country will still welcome them despite the attacks.

Obama has also affirmed that the terrorism in Paris wouldn't stop him from accepting people fleeing the Syrian war.

Some American citizens, however, disagree with their leader — and they could be bitterly disappointed if they end up in Canada.

However, many in Canada aren't happy with Trudeau's plan either.

A survey by the Angus Reid institute found that more than half of respondents (54 per cent) were opposed to the idea, while 42 per cent support it, The National Post reported.

At least one Canadian social media user wants to do the inverse of the American plan:

Others found fodder for mockery and derision:

This sums it all up very nicely:

So perhaps we won't see a wave of Americans after all.

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