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4. I know that I going to get blasted for this
Fri Nov 20, 2015, 10:58 AM
Nov 2015

but the text of the House Bill sounds (to me at least) that the FBI would be tasked with oversight to ensure that background checks are performed:

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) shall take all actions necessary to ensure that each covered alien receives a background investigation before U.S. refugee admission.

Additionally, Congress is acting in its oversight capacity by tasking that

(the) DHS shall report monthly to Congress on the total number of admission applications for which a certification was made and the number of covered aliens for whom such a certification was not made for the preceding month. The report shall include for each covered alien for whom a certification was not made the concurrence or nonconcurrence of each person whose concurrence was required by the certification.

I have no issue with the law, in and of itself, but I will have an issue if the law is abused in its implementation.
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