Immigration

Congressman David Scott Statement on Forced Family Separations

| Posted in Press Releases

Today, Congressman David Scott (GA-13) released the following statement on the Trump Administration’s forced family separation policy: “I strongly condemn and stand against the Trump Administration’s cruel policy of separating children, some as young as 4-months old, from their families at the U.S. border with Mexico. It is immoral and inhumane to use children as leverage and a political bargainin...

Rep. Scott Addresses Visa Waiver Program Security Gaps

| Posted in Blog

Terrorists in recent attacks have travelled to Syria and Iraq with European passports. Many western countries participate in the visa waiver program with the U.S. This program allows for visa-free travel to the U.S. for up to 90 days under specific guidelines. Each year, almost a third of temporary visitors to the US travel under these waivers. Congresswoman Scott joined as a co-sponsor of a new b...

Securing the Border

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Congressman Scott recently voted for H.R. 6080, which provides needed security for the US-Mexico border. The new law will: Help hire 1,000 new Border Patrol agents to permanently patrol our southern border and 250 new Customs and Border Protection agents for our ports of entry. It will also create a “strike force” that will be deployed in different areas of the Southwest border depending on where ...