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Chris Murphy on Immigration

Senate Challenger; Democratic Rep. (CT-5)

  
 


Allow more visas for STEM college graduates.

Murphy co-sponsored Attracting the Best and Brightest Act

Source: HR6412/S3553 12-HR6412 on Sep 14, 2012

Welcome 10,000 Syrian refugees now, and more later.

Murphy co-sponsored S.R.268

Senate Resolution 268 recognizes:

Opponents reasons for voting NAY: (Rep. Ross introductory remarks to opposing bill H.R.4025) "This legislation prohibits taxpayer dollars from being used to admit Syrian refugees to the United States. ISIS carried out a series of violent attacks in Paris, and reports have indicated at least one of the terrorists who committed these atrocities entered Europe by posing as a refugee fleeing Syria. These horrific attacks provide a warning of what can happen on American soil if we do not take appropriate and immediate action. Reliable intelligence about refugees from countries like Syria attempting to enter the United States is clearly unavailable. More than half of our country's governors have taken immediate action to prevent Syrian refugees from settling in their states. Our own intelligence community has expressed concerns about our capabilities to identify threats. The federal government has no greater responsibility than keeping Americans safe."

Source: Senate Resolution proposed by 8 Senators 15-SR268 on Sep 24, 2015

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