Will other governors have the balls to do what this one is doing?
A top Tennessee Republican lawmaker believes the time has come for the National Guard to round up any Syrian refugees who have recently settled in the state and to stop any additional Syrian refugees from entering Tennessee.
“We need to activate the Tennessee National Guard and stop them from coming in to the state by whatever means we can,” said House GOP Caucus Chairman Glen Casada, R-Franklin, referencing refugees.
Other leading lawmakers may not have joined Casada’s call to send refugees to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, but many of Tennessee’s GOP lawmakers at the state and federal level are looking at taking some form of action related to refugees in the U.S. after terrorist attacks in Paris killed at least 129 people and wounded hundreds more.
Casada was asked to elaborate on his proposal, and whether Tennessee had the authority to detain refugees.
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