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Syrian refugees in the US - federalism and states' rights

Ruth Tarrant

4th December 2015

Over 20% of US states have said that they will no longer welcome refugees from Syria following the attacks in Paris. Individual states are allowed to determine their own policy under the concept of "states' rights", or "reserved powers" as enshrined in the 10th Amendment to the US Constitution.

Ruth Tarrant

Ruth has been Subject Lead in Economics at tutor2u for many years after a career of teaching Economics, Business, Politics and Maths in a range of secondary schools. She is a highly experienced A level Economics Examiner, and also teaches undergraduate Economics on a very part-time basis at the University of Oxford. Ruth is passionate about making economics fun, engaging and accessible.

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