The Source: No Warm Welcome Waiting For Syrian Refugees In Half Of U.S.
Early Monday morning, Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced he would direct state officials to keep refugees from Syria out of the state. At the time he was one of only four governors attempting to bar refugees from the war-torn country. By the end of the day he was one of 15 Governors and by the following day, more than half of all U.S. Governors were asking the Feds to keep the as many as 10,000 refugees the Obama Administration says it will take.
After the Paris terror attacks that left 129 people dead last week, fears are high about the vetting process that goes on with refugees.
Where do we draw the line between security and humanitarianism exist?
- Peter O'Brien, professor of Political Science at Trinity University and the author of "The Muslim Question in Europe: Political Controversies and Public Philosophies"
- Patty Vela, director of mission advancement at Catholic Charities, San Antonio. The organization places many of the federal refugees resettled in the city.
- Joaquin Castro, democratic congressman representing San Antonio