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  1. Ted Cruz

    Iraqi Refugees Charged With Terror-Related Offenses

    This could fuel the anti-refugee fire. After two Iraqi-born U.S. residents were arrested for alleged connections to terrorist groups, GOP candidate Ted Cruz lit into President Obama for his “utterly indefensible” proposal to welcome Syrian refugees into the country. Though the suspects immigrated before Syria’s civil war began, Cruz wants to bar asylum-seekers from any country with a significant terrorist presence. He called on conservative leaders to back his proposals, saying all refugees already in the U.S. need to be re-vetted — for everyone’s safety.

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