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In this June 21, 2019 file photo, Gov. Greg Abbott, left, speaks at a news conference at the Capitol, in Austin, Texas. Abbott says the state will reject the re-settlement of new refugees, becoming the first state known to do so under a recent Trump administration order.

Judge temporarily overrules Texas refugee ban

Cailey Gleeson, Nation & World Editor January 20, 2020

Under an executive order by President Trump, Gov. Greg Abbott announced last Friday that Texas would no longer be accepting refugees—prompting nationwide backlash.   The Sept. 2019 executive order...

SAIL panel addresses Syrian refugee crisis

SAIL panel addresses Syrian refugee crisis

Taylor Ashmore October 31, 2016

The Syrian Civil War has displaced more than 4.7 million of the country’s citizens, forcing them to seek asylum in neighboring countries or  European states such as Germany and the United Kingdom. SAIL,...

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