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Michael Waltz Wants to Extend Special Immigrant Visas for Kurds Who Helped Against ISIS

On Wednesday, U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz, R-Fla., and U.S. Rep. Jason Crow, D-Col., showcased the “Syrian Partner Protection Act” which “would extend the Special Immigrant Visa program to Syrian Kurdish fighters who assisted in counter-ISIS operations.”

Florida Infrastructure Could Be Paid For By Airline Passengers

Several polls have shown that voters from across the political spectrum are ready to improve America’s infrastructure--but there are questions about how it will be paid for.
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Michael Waltz Backs Effort for More Special Immigrant Visas for Iraqi and Afghan Translators

“Afghan translators are vital allies in our missions in the Middle East,” Waltz said on Tuesday. “These are people who not only stood and fought with us – they died with us protecting the United States.

Alcee Hastings, Debbie Wasserman Schultz Urge USDA Back Humane Treatment of Farm Animals

The two Democrats from the Sunshine State joined other congressional Democrats on Tuesday in sending a letter on the matter to U.S. Agriculture Sec. Sonny Perdue.
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