This is big!
Texas has officially become the first state in the history of this country to do this…
According to the Gateway Pundit, Today Texas Governor Greg Abbott has moved to no longer participate in the federal refugee resettlement program, becoming the first state in America to close its doors to refugees.
Abbott raised concerns about the Texas border as being one of the key factors in making his controversial decision.
In a letter to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Abbott said his state “cannot consent to initial refugee resettlement” in 2020.
According to the Daily Caller, “Texas is one of the most welcoming states for refugees seeking to escape dangers abroad,” Abbott said in his letter to Mike Pompeo. “In addition to accepting refugees all these years, Texas has been left by Congress to deal with disproportionate migration issues resulting from a broken federal immigration system.”
“At this time, the state and non-profit organizations have a responsibility to dedicate available resources to those who are already here, including refugees, migrants, and the homeless,” Abbott added. “As a result, Texas cannot consent to initial refugee resettlement for FY2020. This decision does not deny any refugee access to the United States. Nor does it preclude a refugee from later coming to Texas after initially settling in another state.”
With the overwhelming influx of refugees pouring into our country, did Gov. Abbott make the right move? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below…