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Ignoring Anti-Refugee Rhetoric, Texans Rush to Help in Resettlement

Texas’ top elected officials have not exactly welcomed refugees over the past year. Attorney General Ken Paxton is suing the federal government — thus far unsuccessfully — to keep people fleeing war-ravaged Syria from settling here. Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller compared refugees to venomous rattlesnakes. And last week, Gov. Greg Abbott threatened to end state cooperation with the […]