Elections

Bill from Cruz would let states reject refugees

Republicans in the House and Senate have introduced legislation that would give governors the power to reject federal efforts to resettle refugees in their states.

The bill from Sen. Ted Cruz and Rep. Ted Poe, both of Texas, is a reaction to years of growing GOP frustration with the Obama administration’s aggressive effort to take in refugees and resettle them across the country. Republicans continue to have doubts that refugees can be vetted to ensure they aren’t Islamic State terrorists.

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source: http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/new-bill-from-cruz-poe-would-let-states-reject-refugees/article/2612843

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