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Homeless in Texas

Gov. Greg Abbott says Texas nonprofits helping refugees should focus on homelessness. Refugee groups say it doesn't work that way.

"Resettlement funding cannot simply be reallocated to other problem areas such as homelessness," said the CEO of the Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service.

A discarded sign and mattress sit in a dumpster in downtown Austin after city crews cleaned up homeless encampments on Nov. 4, 2019.

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