Examining The Merits Of Texas’ Syrian Refugee Injunction

Law360, New York (December 8, 2015, 4:25 PM ET) — On Dec. 2, 2015, attorneys for the state of Texas filed a lawsuit to block federal agencies from resettling a group of Syrian refugees expected to arrive in Texas.[1]  The lawsuit made Texas the first state to legally challenge the U.S. government’s settlement of Syrian refugees after 31 governors pledged to reject Syrian refugees in the aftermath of the Nov. 13 Paris terrorist attacks.[2]  However, on Dec. 4, the state of Texas withdrew their request for a temporary restraining order after the U.S. government asked the…
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