Address the TPS Crisis

I invite you to cosponsor H.R. 6696, the TPS Extension Act.  This legislation, if enacted, would extend the government program known as Temporary Protection Status (TPS) for all current beneficiaries through September 15, 2021. Currently, the ten countries
that participate in TPS all have expiring dates ranging from November 2018 (Sudan) into 2020 (Honduras, Yemen).

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Address the TPS Crisis

I invite you to cosponsor H.R. 6696, the TPS Extension Act.  This legislation, if enacted, would extend the government program known as Temporary Protection Status (TPS) for all current beneficiaries through September 15, 2021. Currently, the ten countries
that participate in TPS all have expiring dates ranging from November 2018 (Sudan) into 2020 (Honduras, Yemen).

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Address the TPS Crisis

I invite you to cosponsor H.R. 6696, the TPS Extension Act.  This legislation, if enacted, would extend the government program known as Temporary Protection Status (TPS) for all current beneficiaries through September 15, 2021. Currently, the ten countries
that participate in TPS all have expiring dates ranging from November 2018 (Sudan) into 2020 (Honduras, Yemen).

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Cosponsor the ‘Protecting Against Tyranny and Responsible Imports Act (PATRIA)’

Last September, I introduced the ‘Protecting Against Tyranny and Responsible Imports Act (PATRIA)
of 2017 (H.R.3673).’ The PATRIA Act would impose a ban on the importation of petroleum and refined petroleum products from the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.  In light of the recent actions taken by  Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro
to solidify his authoritarian regime, this legislation will deny the Maduro government an estimated $10 billion in revenue, from the sale of oil to the United States, until he reinstates the democratically-elected National Assembly of 2015.

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