Obama Administration Says States Can't Block RefugeesAmid a growing political controversy, the Obama administration on Wednesday reminded state officials across the country that states do not have legal authority to refuse to accept Syrian refugees.
Texas Orders Its Volunteer Groups To Stop Resettling SyriansTexas has instructed volunteer organizations that settle international refugees statewide to immediately stop helping Syrians — even though it may not have the authority to do so.
Abbott: Ensure Current Refugees Pose No Safety Risk To TexansRepublican Gov. Greg Abbott has ordered state law enforcement leaders to ensure that refugees in Texas don't "pose a risk to public safety."
Body Found In Rubble Of Burned Calif. Cabin May Be That Of Fugitive Ex-CopThe extraordinary manhunt for the former Los Angeles police officer suspected of three murders converged Tuesday on a mountain cabin where he was believed to have barricaded himself inside, engaged in a shootout that killed a deputy and then never emerged as the home went up in flames.
Texas Is Top Destination For RefugeesA report found that Texas has become the favorite destination for refugees seeking haven in the United States, with Houston being the favorite city nationwide.