In light of the Islamic terrorist attacks in Paris, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal has joined more than 25 states that have decided to not allow any Syrian refugees and issued an order to all state agencies to prevent their resettlement in the state.
In his statement, Deal stated, “In light of the terror attacks in Paris, I’ve issued an executive order directing state agency heads to prevent the resettlement of Syrian refugees in Georgia. The brazen nature of these terrorist attacks creates significant concern over refugees from Syria to the United States, specifically, the State of Georgia.”
“Further, I call upon the Obama administration to work with the Georgia Emergency Management Agency/Homeland Security to confirm the backgrounds of the 59 Syrian refugees recently resettled to ensure they do not pose a security threat to our citizens,“ said Deal. “Until the federal government and Congress conduct a thorough review of current screening procedures and background checks, we will take every measure available to us at the state level to ensure the safety of Georgians.”
What isn’t being reported in the mainstream news is what is happening in Israel and many parts of Europe as seen in the video below, which has led many states to reconsider settling any Syrian or other Muslims from the Middle East as 280,000 Muslim immigrants enter the U.S. each year.
The State of Georgia has joined Republican dominated states like Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, Mississippi, Nebraska, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Ohio, Tennessee, Texas, and Wisconsin.
Other states dominated by Democrats are currently allowing Syrian refugees. The governors of Connecticut, Hawaii, Vermont, Pennsylvania, Delaware and the state of Washington, say they will allow refugees.
Deal also called on President Obama to suspend the resettlement program in the United States.
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