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  • Extension of Afghan Special Immigrant Program

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    Representative George Holding

    From: NC District 13

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-07-30

    HOLDING. Mr. Speaker, I move to suspend the rules and pass the bill [[Page H7071]] (H.R. 5195) to provide additional visas for the Afghan Special Immigrant Visa Program, and for other purposes, as...

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    Representative Zoe Lofgren

    From: CA District 19

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-30

    LOFGREN. Mr. Speaker, I yield myself such time as I may consume. Mr. Speaker, H.R. 5195 accomplishes the important goal of allowing these additional 1,000 Afghan Special Immigrant Visas to be issued...

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    Representative Adam Kinzinger

    From: IL District 16

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-07-30

    KINZINGER of Illinois. Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank Chairman Goodlatte for helping to bring this to the floor very quickly, also to the Majority Leader-elect Kevin McCarthy for his hard work and...

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    Senator Tom Cotton

    From: AR

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-07-30

    COTTON. Mr. Speaker, I strongly support the Emergency Afghan Allies Extension Act, which would add 1,000 new visas for Afghans who served American troops. This program was designed to provide safe...

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    Representative Earl Blumenauer

    From: OR District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-30

    BLUMENAUER. Mr. Speaker, I appreciate the gentlewoman's courtesy and her leadership in working with us on this challenging problem. Mr. Speaker, in a way this represents an amazing, positive development....

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    Representative Tulsi Gabbard

    From: HI District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-30

    GABBARD. Mr. Speaker, it is a proud moment that we are witnessing here today as we see a bipartisan team of leaders here in Congress who have so passionately been committed to this issue, taking action...

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    Representative Joseph P. Kennedy III



    Date: 2014-07-30

    KENNEDY. Mr. Speaker, I want to thank my colleague from California for allowing me a chance to share some words today, and I thank her for her leadership on this issue. To my colleagues Mr. Kinzinger...