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Hogan Asking Government to Cease Syrian Refugee Settlements

November 18th, 2015 by WCBC Radio

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan said Tuesday that he is asking the federal government to “cease any additional settlements of refugees from Syria in Maryland” in the aftermath of last week’s terrorism attacks in Paris. Hogan said in a statement posted on his Facebook page that he wanted the federal government to “provide appropriate assurances that refugees from Syria pose no threat to public safety.”  On Monday, more than 20 Republican governors said they would try to close off their states to Syrian migrants, and leading GOP presidential candidates said the country should allow Christians, but not Muslims, to seek refuge in the United States. Hogan said that like most, he was stunned and appalled by the terrorists attacks against Paris…

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