Feds to states: No, you cannot ban Syrian refugees

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Feds to states: No, you cannot ban Syrian refugees

"More than half of the nation’s governors say they will not accept Syrian refugees in their states, but they may have little choice. States cannot pick and choose which refugees to take in, federal officials with the Health and Human Services Department’s Office of Refugee Resettlement warned in a letter sent out last week. If they deny services to any group of refugees, states may risk losing resettlement funding altogether."

 

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  • Chokshi, Niraj. "Feds to states: No, you cannot ban Syrian refugees", Washington Post, December 1st, 2015.
  • Frontiers/Borders
  • Immigration policies
  • Immigration policy
  • Migration management
  • Mobility/Immobility
  • Refugee