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Does the U.S. need tighter security checks on refugees?

Clip: 11/19/2015 | 12m 36s

The House overwhelmingly passed the American SAFE Act, which would likely force a pause on Syrian and Iraqi refugees by enforcing strict vetting. Meanwhile, some local governments have said they don't want Syrians fleeing war in their communities. Political director Lisa Desjardins reports and Judy Woodruff gets views from Rep. Gerry Connolly, D-Va., and Erol Kekic of Church World Service.

Aired: 11/19/15

Rating: NR

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