Reemas al-Abdullah, 5, wrapped herself in a Canadian flag before a dinner hosted by Friends of Syria at the Toronto Port Authority in December. Richard Lautens/Toronto Star via Getty Images hide caption

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Ordinary Turks Quietly Volunteer To Help Syrian Refugees
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Indianapolis Archbishop Joseph Tobin (right) shakes hands with Indiana Gov. Mike Pence following a meeting at the Statehouse on Wednesday in Indianapolis. Darron Cummings/AP hide caption

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At Heart Of Refugee-Resettlement Debate, A Rift Between Church And State
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Members of The Syrian People Solidarity Group protest on Nov. 22 in Austin, Texas, after Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced he'd refuse to allow Syrian refugees in the state. Texas and the U.S. government are now clashing in court over the issue. Erich Schlegel/Getty Images hide caption

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Gov. Rick Snyder speaks to the media last week in Northville Township, Mich. Several U.S. governors, including Snyder, are calling to halt or pause efforts to allow Syrian refugees into their states after this month's coordinated attacks in Paris. Paul Sancya/AP hide caption

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Syrian Refugees In Michigan Respond To U.S. Resettlement Hesitations
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A family from Syria speaks with a language professional (left) about their application for asylum. Soeren Stache/EPA/Landov hide caption

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As Fears Mount In Germany, Syrian Refugees Grapple With Perceptions
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Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder was the first governor to ask for the federal government to stop relocating Syrian refugees to his state in the wake of the Paris attacks. Carlos Osorio/AP hide caption

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Governor Who Started Stampede Against Refugees Says He Only Wants Answers
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Republican presidential candidate John Kasich's campaign is running an online ad and sent out a fundraising plea in response to the Paris attacks. Kasich is shown here at a town hall campaign event. Robert F. Bukaty/AP hide caption

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Gov. Jay Inslee on Morning Edition, Nov. 18, 2015
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Kasich: 'Reasonable' To 'Pause' Resettlement Of Syrian Refugees
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Migrants walk toward Austria from a camp in Sentilj, Slovenia, on Sunday. Many migrants are from Syria and are sometimes from opposite sides of the country's war. Petr David Josek/AP hide caption

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For Syrian Refugees, Old Frictions At Home Can Re-Emerge In Europe
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