Texas says no to Syrian refugees

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HOUSTON, TX - Texas Governor Greg Abbott says “no” when it comes to allowing Syrian refugees into the Lone Star State. All in the wake of the deadly terrorist attacks in Paris.

Yet, President Obama at today`s G20 summit continues urging the world to support and help refugees in any way possible.

The United States allows about 500 Syrian refugees to enter the country each year. In 2016, the Obama administration plans to increase that number 20 fold. That’s more than 10,000 refugees in the first wave alone.

While Boston Mayor Marty Walsh welcomes refugees Texas joins other states like Alabama, Michigan, Louisiana and Florida in banning them.