ON THE JOB
“The time has come to stop terrorists from walking in our front door. My bill will press pause on new refugee entrants from high-risk countries until stringent new screening procedures are in place,” says Sen. Rand Paul.
The presidential hopeful plans to introduce legislation that would suspend issuance of visas to nationals of countries with a high terrorism risk until specific protocols are approved by Congress.
They would guarantee that “aliens already admitted from high-risk countries have been fingerprinted and screened, pose no terrorist risk, and are being monitored for terrorist activity,” and that “enhanced security measures are in place to screen future applicants and prevent terrorists from entering the country.”