DEADLINE EXTENDED: Sign the Letter to Help Bring Austin Tice Home!

This August marked the seventh year of Austin Tice’s captivity in Syria. Austin, a veteran Marine Corps Captain who served tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan, was working as a freelance journalist the summer before his final year at Georgetown University
Law Center when he was detained at a checkpoint outside Damascus. Following his capture, a video was released online showing Austin held by a group of unidentified armed men. Since then, securing his release and safe return to the Tice family has been a bipartisan
priority for the United States government.

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DEADLINE EXTENDED: Sign the Letter to Help Bring Austin Tice Home!

This August marked the seventh year of Austin Tice’s captivity in Syria. Austin, a veteran Marine Corps Captain who served tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan, was working as a freelance journalist the summer before his final year at Georgetown University
Law Center when he was detained at a checkpoint outside Damascus. Following his capture, a video was released online showing Austin held by a group of unidentified armed men. Since then, securing his release and safe return to the Tice family has been a bipartisan
priority for the United States government.

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DEADLINE EXTENDED: Sign the Letter to Help Bring Austin Tice Home!

This August marked the seventh year of Austin Tice’s captivity in Syria. Austin, a veteran Marine Corps Captain who served tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan, was working as a freelance journalist the summer before his final year at Georgetown University
Law Center when he was detained at a checkpoint outside Damascus. Following his capture, a video was released online showing Austin held by a group of unidentified armed men. Since then, securing his release and safe return to the Tice family has been a bipartisan
priority for the United States government.

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Co-Sponsor H.Res.543: A Resolution Recognizing the Aspirations of the Hong Kong People

Please join us as a cosponsor of a resolution to recognize Hong Kong’s relationship with the United States, condemn the Chinese Communist Party’s growing interference in Hong Kong’s affairs, and support the people of Hong Kong’s right to protest. This resolution
calls on the Hong Kong government, and all governments, to protect the rights of freedom of expression and peaceful assembly; to condemn all acts of violence against those seeking to further their democratic rights; and, to refrain from the use of violence.

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Keep Families Together – Change the Definition of an Unaccompanied Child

I will be introducing legislation that amends the definition within the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act (TVPRA) to ensure a child who arrives at the border with a parent, stepparent, grandparent, aunt, uncle, sister, or brother is an accompanied
child. Currently, if a child arrives with any relative other than a parent, they are deemed an unaccompanied child, and placed in the Office of Refugee Resettlement’s care. Today, HHS endorsed this change during the Labor-Health and Human Services Appropriations
Subcommittee Hearing.

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