16 November 2015

Newsflash: Governors Still Have No Say In Immigration Policy

Several U.S. governors have stated that their states will not accept Syrian refugees. But, under our system of federalism, they have absolutely no say in the matter because immigration is an exclusively federal function of government. The CNN news report's failure to mention this little detail reflects poorly on its credibility. The governors are entitled to their own opinions, but not their own facts.

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