Nikki Haley Was Sued for Backing Obama’s Refugee Resettlement to U.S.

As governor of South Carolina, Republican presidential hopeful Nikki Haley was sued by a resident of the state for backing former President Obama’s refugee resettlement program.

Over the years, Haley has held differing opinions regarding the federal government’s refugee resettlement program, whereby thousands are resettled across the United States every year — many arriving from some of the most dangerous regions in the world.

For example, three days after the November 13, 2015, terrorist attacks in Paris, France, — when seven Islamic terrorists killed 130 people, including one terrorist who reportedly posed as a Syrian refugee to get into the country — Haley was one of only nine Republican governors who continued supporting then-President Obama’s plan to resettle Syrian refugees across the U.S.

Then, as pressure mounted, late on November 16, 2015, Haley came out against Obama’s resettling Syrians in South Carolina.

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