Visa Waiver Program

McConnell Wants Open Amendment Process on Refugee Bill

Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Wednesday that the way forward on the refugee admittance legislation would involve an open amendment process, alternating amendments between the two parties, which is in direct opposition to the guaranteed four amendments Minority Leader Harry Reid suggested previously.

Reid: Visa Waiver Legislation in Spending Bill

Minority Leader Harry Reid said at a news conference Tuesday that legislation regarding the visa waiver program would likely be included in the omnibus.

Gowdy Grills DHS on Waiver Program

Watch Live: House Hearing on U.S. Visa Waiver Program

Officials from the Department of Homeland Security, the RAND Corporation, MorphoTrak and the Center for American Progress are expected to testify.

Obama Orders Review of K-1 Visa Program

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said Monday the shooting in San Bernardino, Calif., “begs questions” about the K-1 visa program that allowed shooter Tashfeen Malik to enter the United States. Earnest said the State Department and the Department of Homeland Security would review the program to determine if changes need to be made.

Dec. 3, 2015 House GOP Leadership Press Conference

McCarthy: Visa Bill Will Become Law