The Senate Subcommittee on Immigration and the National Interest, chaired by Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) has announced a hearingon the President’s Refugee Resettlement plan for FY2016. As far as we have been able to determine this may be the first hearing since 9/11 on the Presidential Determination (prescribed in the Refugee Act of 1980).
The House and Senate Judiciary Committees have jurisdiction over the matter. Senator Grassley has spoken out strongly, but so far not a peep out of Chairman Goodlatte and Subcommittee Chairman Trey Gowdy*** over in the House.
Here is Senator Sessions’s excellent statement yesterday:
CHAIRMAN SESSIONS CHALLENGES ADMINISTRATION OVER PLANNED RESETTLEMENT OF 200,000 REFUGEES IN U.S.
WASHINGTON—U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL), Chairman of the Senate’s Subcommittee on Immigration and the National Interest, responded today to the announcement from…
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