Summary: H.R.4218 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (12/10/2015)

This bill prohibits a federal agency or instrumentality from using federal funds, fees, or resources to admit an alien into the United States as a refugee or to provide refugee resettlement assistance until each of the following occur:

  • a joint resolution is enacted into law approving the most recent number of refugee admissions determined by the President;
  • the Congressional Budget Office reports to Congress regarding specified refugee-related costs;
  • the Department of Homeland Security reports to Congress regarding terrorist- and criminal-related activities of aliens admitted as refugees and asylees, and the number of such aliens subsequently removed from the United States for any reason; and
  • the President reports to Congress regarding the preceding year's cost of refugee admissions, and recommendations for federal program spending cuts to offset such cost.