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DALLAS — Texas stopped trying Friday to block Syrian refugees from resettling in the state after suing the U.S. government over fears that new arrivals from the war-torn country could pose a security risk. The swift reversal defused a lawsuit the Obama administration criticized as unfounded. Since the Paris attacks, […]

WASHINGTON — At least 24 governors, expressing fears about terrorism, are taking action — through executive order, a request to federal officials or some other means — to prevent Syrian refugees from settling in their states. Their stand in the name of public safety began Sunday and escalated quickly Monday, igniting a […]