Trump Stopping Refugee Processing For SyriansA draft executive order obtained by The Associated Press shows that President Donald Trump intends to stop accepting Syrian refugees and will suspend the United States' broader refugee program for 120 days.
Texas AG's Injunction Request Banning Syrian Refugees DeniedPaxton's press secretary says the office is now exploring its options to move forward in a different way.
Texas Lawmakers: Make Syrian Refugees Take Lie-Detector ExamSome Texas lawmakers suggested Tuesday that Syrian refugees take lie-detector tests to weed out potential extremists as state leaders defended suing the U.S. government in so far unsuccessful efforts to keep families fleeing the war-torn country out of the state.
Health Officials Say More Syrian Refugees Could Arrive In TexasThe potential remains for others fleeing the war-torn country to eventually join 21 Syrian refugees who settled in Houston and Dallas earlier this month.
Leader Bringing Syrian Refugees To Dallas SpeaksIRC Dallas set in motion a plan to accept a family waiting for two years to resettle in America. The family of six is in Dallas now.
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 Files Suit To Block Syrian Refugees From Being Relocated To DallasThe suit contends the U.S. government has prevented Texas from receiving vital information to assess the security risk posed by the refugees in advance of their arrival.
Texas Files Suit Against Federal Government Over Syrian Refugee PlacementAttorney General Ken Paxton has filed suit on behalf of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) against the federal government to halt the relocation of refugees from Syria in the state.
Refugees Celebrate Thanksgiving Together In DallasMore than 200 people who fled to the United States from war and oppression in their home countries, including a family from Syria, will be spending the Thanksgiving holiday together in east Dallas.
Dozens Rally In Dallas To Support Syrian RefugeesThey also gathered to protest Gov. Greg Abbott's vow to bar Syrian refugees from resettling in Texas.
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’s Refugee Policy Has Some Fearing Racial ProfilingIn Abbott’s recent letter to state agency heads he specifically advises DPS Director Steve McCraw to ensure any refugees already in this state do not pose a risk to public safety.
In Dallas, Vice President Biden Defends U.S. Plan For Syrian RefugeesThe Vice President disagrees with Republicans in Congress who say there should be a "pause" in bringing the Syrian refugees to the U.S.
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."