Texas Governor Loses Bid To Block Syrian Refugees

Republican Texas governor Greg Abbott shot down in attempt to block Syrian war refugees from entering state.

“A federal judge Wednesday knocked Texas for offering “largely speculative hearsay” about extremists possibly infiltrating Syrian refugees seeking to resettle in the state, rejecting another attempt by Republican leaders to keep out families fleeing the war-torn country.

U.S. District Judge David Godbey’s ruling cleared the way for the last of 21 Syrian refugees, many of whom are children under the age of 15, to resettle in Houston on Thursday.” [READ MORE]