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Texas Can't Legally Keep Out Refugees, So It Wants To Quit A Program That Helps Them

Texas will quit the refugee resettlement program if the federal government does not meet the state’s demands on security, Gov. Greg Abbott (R) announced Wednesday in his latest attempt to keep Syrian refugees out of his state. Like his past efforts, there’s one major problem here: Texas cannot actually block refugees from the state. The Texas government can refuse to help with the process, however ? a dramatic move from a state that welcomed more refugees this fiscal year than any other state in the nation.
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