Refugees are "the most serious victims of these terrible wars in Syria and Iraq and other places," Rep. Dianna DeGette says.
- Other governors are opposing resettling Syrian refugees after the Paris attacks. But Colorado will keep its doors open, the governor's office said Monday.Read more
Colorado has a long history of welcoming refugees. The state took in roughly 2,000 last year.
Thirty-five years ago, as a small child, Vinh Chung crossed the South China sea in a rickety boat with hundreds of other escapees from post-war Vietnam.