Obama Administration: States Can't Discriminate Against Syrians
The Office of Refugee Resettlement warned that states denying services and benefits to Syrian refugees would be in violation of federal law.By Elizabeth Hagedorn | November 26, 2015
The governors who want to shut the door to Syrian refugees don't have the authority to keep them out. That much is clear. (Video via U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees)
"We don't want these refugees in our state," Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal said.
"We don't know who they are. We don't know where they come from," Ohio Gov. John Kasich said.