Attorneys Humza Kazmi and Hassan Ahmad have an op-ed today in Hoy Dallas criticizing governors who have expressed opposition to settlement of refugees within their states:

While it is crucial for elected officials to safeguard the public, these refusals manage to be both counterproductive and without the support of law. Governors simply do not have the authority to control the entry of refugees into their states….[T]here’s more to this than just a federal/state divide. Attempting to exclude refugees from a state based on their country of origin also touches upon issues of equal protection under the law – issues that were presumably resolved nearly 70 years ago.

Read the full article at Hoy Dallas here.

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