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12. It is my understanding that both of those are currently on the books...
Fri Nov 20, 2015, 12:29 PM
Nov 2015

and have nothing to do with the odorous parts of this bill. Once we determine how many we will accept, under current law, those individuals wouldn't step foot on US soil for well over a year while check after check are done. This has nothing to do with additional checks. The legislation has to do with stopping them from coming here. FBI checks are done on every single refugee before they come here. As does a CIA check, a written report from their country of origin with additional checks, along with checks from other US and non-us agencies. That is already being done. The republicans are spinning it so people think this isn't the current reality. It is.

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