H.R. 4038, the American Security Against Foreign Enemies (SAFE) Act of 2015

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A bill introduced by Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX), would put in place the most robust national-security vetting process in history for any refugee population and it gives the American people the assurances needed that we will do everything possible to prevent terrorists from reaching our shores.

Full text of the H.R. 4038 as introduced on November 17, 2015.  A summary of the legislation is available, here.

H.R. 4038 passed in the House by a recorded vote of 289-137 on November 19, 2015 and was reported favorably to the Senate.

Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) and Rep. Richard Hudson (R-NC) held a Q&A with Pen and Pad Reporter in the House Press Gallery in U.S. Capitol on H.R. 4038. Listen here: