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Congressman Jim Bridenstine Supports SAFE Act

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Today, I voted for H.R. 4038, the American SAFE Act. While this is a good first step, it does not go far enough. Senior FBI and Homeland Security officials have testified to Congress that it’s impossible to fully screen prospective refugees for terrorist affiliation, especially those coming from disintegrated states and failed governments. Further, the American SAFE Act limits such "enhanced" screenings solely to Iraqi and Syrian refugees. This provision ignores the fact that ISIS has affiliates...

Lawmakers Call for Temporary Suspension of All Resettlement Services

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Representatives Jim Bridenstine (R-Okla.), Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), Lamar Smith (R-Texas), and Brian Babin (R-Texas) are calling for a temporary suspension of Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) resettlement funding for all refugees, as well as individuals not in a legitimate lawful status. The lawmakers’ approach includes but also extends beyond refugee services for Syrian, Iraqi and other refugees and reflects the need to examine the resettlement of potential “special interest aliens” who ...

Defund the President's Syrian Refugee Plan

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Earlier today, Rep Bridenstine signed onto a letter to House Leadership demanding that any government funding bills stop refugee resettlement until approved by a joint resolution of Congress. The text of the letter is below: Speaker Ryan, Majority Leader McCarthy and Chairman Rogers: We are writing to express our concerns about the continuing threat of terrorism and to urge that the Congress exercise greater oversight and authority over the refugee resettlement programs. The Director of National...

in the news

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Joining @MarshaBlackburn, @LamarSmithTX21, & @RepBrianBabin in calling for suspension of all resettlement services. @RepJBridenstine | 11.18.2015
Congressman Jim Bridenstine Hails Passage of the #SPACEact @RepJBridenstine | 11.17.2015
RT @LamarSmithTX21: Rep. Smith: H.R. 2262, the #SPACEact "provides the boost America's private space partners need as they lead the world i… @RepJBridenstine | 11.16.2015
My thoughts and prayers are with the people of France tonight. #Paris @RepJBridenstine | 11.14.2015