Bill Would Invite Iraq Refugees to U.S.

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A bill gaining support in the House would allow 20,000 Iraqi refugees into the U.S. this year. It would also create a special coordinator for Iraqi refugees and establish five facilities in Iraq to help process immigrants. Rep. Earl Blumenauer, an Oregon Democrat, offers his thoughts on the legislation he's sponsoring.

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