Goodlatte & Gowdy Call on President to Place Temporary Travel Ban on Foreign Nationals Entering the U.S. From Ebola-Ravaged Countries
October 16, 2014
Goodlatte & Gowdy Call on President to Place Temporary Travel Ban on Foreign Nationals Entering the U.S. From Ebola-Ravaged Countries Washington, D.C. – House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) and Immigration and Border Security Subcommittee Chairman Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) today wrote to President Barack Obama calling on him to use the authority granted to him by Congress in the Immigration and Nationality Act to temporarily ban foreign nationals who were recently in an Ebola-ravag... More
Bipartisan, Bicameral Group Introduces Bill to Strengthen Privacy Oversight Board
September 23, 2014
In an effort to significantly improve the oversight and accountability of the nation’s intelligence community, U.S. Senator Ron Wyden, (D-Ore.) and U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) spearheaded a bipartisan, bicameral effort to strengthen the government’s privacy protection board. The legislation gives the oversight board greater ability to carry out its function of balancing the government’s national security and counterterrorism activities with the need to protect the privacy rights of law-ab... More
South Carolina Foster Care Review Board receives “Angels in Adoption” Award from Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute (CCAI).
September 17, 2014
South Carolina Foster Care Review Board receives “Angels in Adoption” Award from Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute (CCAI) Our office was ... More
Gowdy Statement on the Anniversaries of the 9/11 and Benghazi Terrorist Attacks
September 11, 2014
Select Committee on Benghazi Chairman Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., issued the following statement on the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attack and the second anniversary of the terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya: “History has shown when America turns a blind eye to terrorism, the terrorists will seize the opportunity to try to blindside us. It is a lesson we learned painfully as a nation in 2001 and again in 2012. “As we mark the anniversary of the two 9/11 terrorist attacks, and those who lost... More
House Judiciary Committee Approves Bill Preventing Libyans from Training as Pilots and Nuclear Scientists in the U.S.
September 10, 2014
The House Judiciary Committee today approved by a vote of 21-11 the Protecting the Homeland Act (H.R. 5401), a bill authored by Immigration and Border Security Subcommittee Chairman Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.), House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.), and Oversight and Government Reform National Security Subcommittee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah), to stop the Obama Administration from lifting a 30-year prohibition on Libyans coming to the U.S. to attend flight school, to work in avia... More