Multiple state governors on Monday opposed the relocation of Syrian refugees to the United States after deadly terrorist attacks in Paris last week.
Since the attacks, Republican governors of at least 22 states announced they would resist new settlement of migrants, citing security concerns. One Democrat — Gov. Maggie Hassan of New Hampshire — urged the federal government to stop admitting refugees until more is known about its vetting process.
The State Department said it would not change its plan to accept 10,000 Syrian refugees in the next year amid ongoing conflict in the country.
Governors of these states spoke out against settlement: