Republican governors and candidates move to keep Muslim migrants out

November 17, 2015 12:50 AM

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Nearly two dozen Republican governors moved Monday to close off their states to Syrian migrants as leading GOP presidential candidates outlined positions that would discriminate against Muslims seeking refuge in the United States.

The efforts come amid heightened fears among Republicans, and some Democrats, that the tens of thousands of people fleeing Syria’s civil war are sheltering potential terrorists. At least one person who carried out Friday’s Paris attacks, which left 129 dead, appears to have entered Europe on a Syria...

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