Feds Say Terrorism-Related Arrests Made In 2 StatesAuthorities said Thursday that two people were arrested on terrorism-related charges in California and Texas, including a refugee from Iraq who is charged with lying to federal investigators about his travels to Syria.
Threats Against North Texas Muslims On The RiseNorth Texas Muslims once again living in anxious times. As soon as word spread that radicalized Muslims orchestrated the mass shooting in San Bernardino, the Dallas Chapter of CAIR—Council on American-Islamic Relations—began receiving hateful, profanity filled phone calls.
Cruz & Abbott Unveil Plans For Syrian RefugeesWhat is the plan for Syrian refugees who are heading to the United States right now? Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz and Gov. Greg Abbott went public with their proposals on Tuesday morning.
Refugees Living In Dallas Voice Support For Syrian Family En Route To Texas“It doesn't make sense at all. They are in a bad situation. That's the point of view you have to think about it. If you like peace and stability, please help them out,” said Ashraf.
Trump Calls For 'Complete Shutdown' On Muslims Entering USRepublican presidential candidate Donald Trump says he is calling for a "complete and total shutdown" on Muslims entering the United States.
After Legal Fight, 21 Syrian Refugees To Arrive In TexasTwelve Syrian refugees were scheduled to arrive in Texas on Monday after the state eased up in its legal fight against resettlement agencies and the federal government.
After Legal Fight, 21 Syrian Refugees To Arrive In TexasSyrian refugees are scheduled to arrive in Texas soon, after the state eased up in its legal fight to stop them.
Texas Backs Down From Effort To Block Syrian RefugeesTexas stopped trying Friday to block Syrian refugees from resettling in the state after suing the U.S. government over fears that new arrivals from the war-torn country could pose a security risk.
Obama Administration Wants Syrian Refugees Allowed In TexasThe Obama administration is telling a federal judge that officials in Texas haven't shown that there's any threat posed by Syrian refugees who are attempting to resettle in the state.
Texas Pulls Back Effort To Block Syrian RefugeesTexas is dropping immediate efforts to block the arrival of Syrian refugees who are scheduled to resettle in the state next week. Both the ACLU and President Obama said that the state had no authority to stop the refugees from coming.
Amid Protests, Syrian Refugees Find Homes In TexasIn the last five years, Texas has taken in more refugees than any other state, including 243 from Syria, according to the U.S. State Department. Two more families from Syria arrive in Dallas in the next 10 days.
Texas Threatens Legal Action Against Non-Profit Aiding Syrian RefugeesThe Texas Health and Human Services Commissioner said a non-profit resettlement agency is ignoring a directive to relocate Syrians somewhere other than Texas.