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House Homeland Security Chairman: Syrian refugees could be "jihadi pipeline" to America

Well, we didn’t get the House Homeland Security Subcommittee hearing we were hoping for today, but the Chairman of the full committee, Rep. Michael McCaul, made news answering questions at a press breakfast this morning. 414 more words

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Homeland Security Subcommittee hearing on Syrian refugee security concerns postponed

I am not surprised.

This is one of the hottest national security issues we have going right now—the question of whether we should be admitting the… 144 more words

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Spartanburg County Council dodges and weaves, wants no responsibility in refugee controversy

For new readers: this is an update of the two-month-old controversy about the secretive decision to place refugees in Spartanburg, SC.  See all of our previous coverage by… 648 more words

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Refugees stranded outside gates of Baghdad; fears of ISIS Trojan Horse

The Daily Mail reported yesterday (hat tip: Kyle) that thousands of Iraqi refugees fleeing Ramadi are now trapped between the ISIS-controlled city and the safety of Baghdad.  255 more words

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Rep. Peter King to hold hearing this week on Syrian refugee security screening

Update May 20th:  Hearing postponed (here).  What is up with that?

Rep. King (R-NY) has announced a hearing this Thursday (hat tip: Rosemary), May 21, 9 a.m. 202 more words

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