Obama recently berated those who oppose allowing Syrian refugees entry to the US.
No, Barry, the real “shameful, not American, not who we are” thing is: having you in the WH.
The State Department said Tuesday that it believes state governors have little say over whether they will house refugees from Syria or anywhere else in the world, and that once they arrive, refugees can choose to live in any state they want.
“They can ultimately choose wherever they want to go,” State Department spokesman Mark Toner told reporters.
The question of refugee rights has come up as many governors have said they would refuse people from Syria, over fears that members of the Islamic State may try to slip in posing as refugees. One of the Paris attackers entered France that way.
The Obama administration has said it would make no changes to its plan to take up to 10,000 Syrian refugees this year. Toner said under current law, any refugee who land in the U.S. is “protected by the Constitution and federal law.”
….Legal experts have said they agree that there’s little states can do to stop the federal government from placing refugees in their states, even if they disagree….
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