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Restricting refugees from Syria, Iraq: How they voted

Syria refugee Nedal Al-Hayk works as a fabricator in Warren, Mich. Al-Hayk, who was resettled in suburban Detroit with his family after a three-year wait, said officials interviewed him and his wife in separate rooms, repeatedly asking detailed questions pressing them about their backgrounds and reasons for fleeing Syria. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
Syria refugee Nedal Al-Hayk works as a fabricator in Warren, Mich. Al-Hayk, who was resettled in suburban Detroit with his family after a three-year wait, said officials interviewed him and his wife in separate rooms, repeatedly asking detailed questions pressing them about their backgrounds and reasons for fleeing Syria. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

Here’s how local members of the House voted on H.R. 4038, a bill requiring the Department of Homeland Security, the FBI, and the Director of National Intelligence to certify to Congress that any potential refugee from Syria or Iraq is not a security threat before that refugee can be admitted to the U.S.:

KANSAS: Voting yes: Reps. Kevin Yoder, Mike Pompeo, Lynn Jenkins, Tim Huelskamp, Republicans. Voting no: None.

MISSOURI: Voting yes: Reps. Sam Graves, Vicky Hartzler, Billy Long, Blaine Luetkemeyer, Ann Wagner, Jason Smith, Republicans. Voting no: Reps. Emanuel Cleaver, Wm. Lacy Clay, Democrats.

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