In this Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016 photo, Syrian refugee Falak al Hourani, 7, right, and her brother Hussein Hourani, 6, who fled with their family from Homs in Syria, stand at the entrance to a shop that has been turned into a home, in the northern city of Tripoli, Lebanon. Falak, suffering from a rare form of eye cancer arrived in Italy on Thursday, the first of an estimated 1,000 refugees who are being brought here on humanitarian grounds in a pilot project aimed at dissuading people from embarking on deadly sea crossings. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)

Texas Officially Withdraws From Refugee Resettlement Program

Texas’ withdrawal from the resettlement program is the latest in its efforts to keep those fleeing war-torn Syria from entering the state.

Sign Up For The Best Of MintPress, Delivered To Your Daily Inbox.

Sign up for our daily digest.