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Gov. Greg Abbott, a Catholic, draws criticism over new refugee ban from Texas' Catholic bishops

It’s not the first time Abbott has disagreed with the religious groups over state policy. He was also criticized after he made 2017's Senate Bill 4, an omnibus, state-based immigration enforcement bill, a legislative priority.

Protestors in Austin gather in opposition to Gov. Greg Abbott's decision not to accept any refugees from Syria.

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