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When The Texas Governor Bans Refugees, Texans Stand Up To Welcome Them

Hundreds gathered in Austin, Texas to protest Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on his decision to ban Syrian refugees fleeing war from entering the Lone Star State.

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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced on Nov. 16 that the state would not welcome Syrian refugees, claiming welcoming Syrians poses a terrorism threat in the Lone Star State.

But many refugees, including Syrians, took the stage near the Texas Capitol to share their stories as current U.S. students, neighbors, humans.

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