No Syrian refugees have entered Alabama under federal refugee assistance rules, and Gov. Robert Bentley declared Sunday night that they never will on his watch.
Bentley cited Friday night’s “attacks of terror on innocent citizens in Paris” in promising that he would “oppose any attempt to relocate Syrian refugees to Alabama.”
“I will not stand complicit to a policy that places the citizens of Alabama in harm’s way,” he said.
Earlier Sunday, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder said his state was halting efforts to accept refugees from Syria. Snyder said Michigan is “proud of our rich history of immigration” but that the state’s “priority is protecting the safety of our residents,” NBC Chicago reported.
The Obama administration said in September that it was willing to take in at least 10,000 Syrian refugees in the next fiscal year as Europe grapples with the surge of migrants from war-torn regions in the Middle East and Africa….
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