Refugee Resettlement Watch

House Homeland Security Committee Chairman McCaul co-sponsors Babin bill!

Posted by Ann Corcoran on September 18, 2015

Update September 20th:  More excellent reporting on this by Leo Hohmann at World Net Daily, click here.

This is pretty big news!  Thanks to a tip from a friend, I checked the House website for bill status and see that Rep. Michael McCaul has become the 10th member to sign on to HR 3314 since we posted on the co-sponsors yesterday!

McCaul

Rep. Michael McCaul called the Syrian refugee resettlement proposal a possible Jihadi pipeline to America. https://refugeeresettlementwatch.wordpress.com/2015/05/21/house-homeland-security-chairman-syrian-refugees-could-be-jihadi-pipeline-to-america/

See our post yesterday for the full story.

This is a significant addition to a bill introduced this summer by freshman Rep. Brian Babin of Texas and comes at a most critical time as Obama may dramatically increase the refugee flow of mostly Syrian Muslims to the US.

McCaul, who signed on yesterday, joins the following nine other co-sponsors.

Rep Burgess, Michael C. [TX-26] – 9/16/2015
Rep Gosar, Paul A. [AZ-4] – 9/15/2015
Rep Hice, Jody B. [GA-10] – 9/15/2015
Rep Jones, Walter B., Jr. [NC-3] – 9/15/2015
Rep King, Steve [IA-4] – 9/15/2015
Rep Sessions, Pete [TX-32] – 9/15/2015
Rep Weber, Randy K., Sr. [TX-14] – 9/15/2015
Rep Westmoreland, Lynn A. [GA-3] – 9/15/2015
Rep Zinke, Ryan K. [MT] – 9/15/2015

Is your member in this list?

Where are you Reps Bob Goodlatte and Trey Gowdy?  (For new readers these two members, as chairman and subcommittee chairman of the House Judiciary Committee are responsible for calling for hearings on the refugee program. So far crickets!)

See also:  Rep. Walter Jones says cut the funding!

6 Responses to “House Homeland Security Committee Chairman McCaul co-sponsors Babin bill!”

  1. […] Mr. Gowdy, how about a hearing on the Babin bill that has 22 co-sponsors as of this writing?  Gowdy is not one of […]

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  2. […] much is happening at once!  It turns out that just as we were reporting that House Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) was signing on to the Babin bill, he was […]

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  3. […] that on the national level at this time (there are no other bills anyway!) the bill introduced by Rep. Brian Babin (now co-sponsored by 10 other Members of Congress) is a good vehicle to rally national attention.  There will also be additional rallying efforts […]

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  5. […] House Homeland Security Committee Chairman McCaul co-sponsors Babin bill! […]

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