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Seth Meyers Prepped Your Talking Points for Your Family’s Inevitable Thanksgiving Argument About Syrian Refugees

Dozens of Republican governors have said they’ll refuse to allow Syrian refugees into their states, which is likely to prompt all sorts of debates between you and your racist uncles at Thanksgiving this year. To help you prepare, Seth Meyers took a closer look at the myths surrounding this issue, To start, governors don’t actually have the power to bar anyone from their state. And despite what many presidential contenders may claim, the vetting process for refugees is incredibly rigorous. Will this segment help you avoid a screaming match next Thursday? Probably not! But it will give you a good laugh about Ted Cruz, whose argument is undercut by an interview he gave on Seth Meyers’s own show.

Seth Meyers Explains the Syrian Refugee Debate