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Texans Prepare for Syrian Refugees

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Texans Prepare for Syrian Refugees

(meaghan:) texas could soon be home to hundreds of syrian refugees.

Some political leaders say this could open the u.s. up to security threats.

Fox 14's rachel glaser from our austin bureau has the story.

(rachel glaser:) " nats pop crying - just want to go inside.

Four years of civil war has forces millions to flee.

9:33:57 car bombs, attacks no food no water, no life years ago qahtan mustafa wasn't safe and he had no where to go.

9:34:36 i've been in their shoes he arrived in texas as a refugee in 2009-now he runs the resettlement program at refugee services of texas.

Lubna zeidan - iact refugee program director 8:59:20 civil war, displacement, persecution , some of them have been jailed, tortured-all sorts of horrors agencies across the state prepare for the arrival of syrian refugees but it's still unclear how many are coming to texas and when.

President barack obama's plan to raise the cap on refugees from 70- thousand to 75 thousand kicks in next month at least 10 thousand of those people are from syria.

Ben carson - republican presidential candidate they could easily be people who've been infiltrated by terrorists and recognize that once you bring them in you have to bring other members of their family in.

Aaron rippenkroeger - ceo refugee services of texas these are people that are running from war not trying to foster it the head of r-s-t says refugees undergo more scrutiny and more screenings than anyone else to get admitted into the u.s. qahtan mustafa - refugee / resettlement supervisor if i had never made it i don't know if i'd still be alive rachel glaser, fox 14 news

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