While the U.S. government has pledged to help tens of thousands of Syrian refugees relocate into the land of the free, Texas Governor Abbott is still fighting to keep them out of the Lone Star State.
"America is a charitable nation," Abbott said Tuesday. "But we cannot allow charity for some to compromise the safety for all."
The governor was joined by Senator Ted Cruz who introduced a Senate bill that would give every governor the power to "reject the resettlement of a refugee in that state."
But that hasn't stopped a Texas man from writing a song called "For the Refugee," and folks from his church took it from there.
Now the song -- performed by Emily Huffaker, a senior at Lucas Christian Academy -- will be for sale on iTunes with proceeds going to groups trying to help the refugees.