Advocacy

Advocacy

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2019

40 Members Sign Letter Supporting SIVs in FY20 Appropriations

Presidential Proclamation Exempting SIVs from New Immigration Requirements

White House Letter to the Ranking Members of the House and Senate Armed Services Committees

U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia Decision on Afghan and Iraqi Allies

General and Flag Officers of the U.S. Military to President Trump

General Austin S. Miller to Senator Jeanne Shaheen

$52M Increase in Afghan SIV Program in President’s FY20 Budget

White House Statement of Administrative Policy on FY20

Shaheen Leads Bipartisan Legislation That Provides Additional Visas For Afghan Interpreters and Support Staff

s.1474

Congressional Letter to State, DHS, DoD, and FBI

Congressional Research Service on Iraqi and Afghan Special Immigrant Visa Programs

H.R.2796 – Afghan Allies Protection Act of 2019

Representative Blumenauer SIV Reporting Amendment in FY20 National Defense Authorization Act

FY20 National Defense Authorization Act

Lawmakers Hold Press Conference on Visas for Afghan Translators

2018

President Trump Applauds Two Afghan SIVs at Medal of Honor Ceremony

Congressional Letter to DHS

The Heritage Foundation
Scrutinize Special and Other Green Card Eligibility Categories as Part of the Effort to Modernize the U.S. Immigration System

GAO study on Afghan and Iraqi Special Immigrant (SIV) resettlement to the U.S.

General Nicholson to Senator John McCain

White House Statement on FY19 NDAA

Secretary of Defense James Mattis letter on Iraqi SIVs

Conference Report to Accompany FY19 NDAA

S. 3108 – Department of State, Foreign Operations

Senator Grassley and Senator Shaheen to members of the Senate Committee on Appropriations

National Executive Committee of The American Legion
Indianapolis, Indiana

Recognizing Special Immigrant Visa Recipients as Heroes

Our Obligation

2017

Governor Nikki Haley’s U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Confirmation Hearing

General Joseph L. Votel to Senator John McCain

Pew Research:
Afghans who worked for U.S. gov’t make up growing share of special immigrant Visa recipients

David Petraeus, Retired General of the U.S. Army to Senator John McCain

Retired General David Petraeus on the role of Iraqi and Afghan translators in service to U.S. forces

American Enterprise Institute
Lost in Translation: The Unsung War Heroes of Iraq and Afghanistan

Here’s How Holders of Special Immigrant Visas Contribute to U.S. National Security

2016

Concerned Veterans to members of the Senate and Congress

Senator McCain Defends the Afghan SIV Program

Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., spoke to Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric about fight to renew SIV program

2015

Taliban Threat Letters (Translated & Original)

Open Letter to Pope Francis – Protecting Translators and Interpreters Worldwide

Campbell to McCain

General John F. Campbell to Senator John McCain

2014

John Oliver Reveals Donkeys Get In U.S. Before Translators

Janis Capitol Hill

2013

Senators Shaheen and McCain meet with Afghan translator who served alongside U.S. troops

Rep. Blumenauer Welcomes SIV Hero to the US

Rep. Blumenauer Welcomes SIV Hero to the US in Remarks on the House Floor

Rep. Gabbard and Rep. Kinzinger join Rep. Blumenauer to Reform Special Immigrant Visa Program

2009 & Older

Secretary of State Press Release – Additional Visas Authorized for the Afghan Special Immigrant Visa Program

Afghan Allies Protection Act of 2009

Special Immigrant Status for Certain Iraqis

Senator Kennedy Statement on Iraqi SIVs

House Committee on Foreign Affairs: What is America’s Obligation?