Following a legal opinion from Attorney General Sam Olens last week, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal Monday rescinded his executive order which directed state agencies to hold off on processing any new benefit assistance forms for Syrian refugees.

Deal and over twenty other Governors, including Texas’ Greg Abbot, had pushed back against the notion of allowing Syrian refugees into their states following the terror attacks in Paris in November.  Those attacks were planned in Syria, and many worry that terrorist agents from the war-torn country would attempt to disguise themselves as refugees and enter into America and other nations.   

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