Washington, DC –(ENEWSPF)--December 10, 2015. Yesterday, Representative Jan Schakowsky released the following statement after voting against H.R. 158, the Visa Waiver Program Improvement Act of 2015. The legislation was also opposed by: The American Civil Liberties Union, National Immigration Law Center, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, Council on American-Islamic Relations, and American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee:
“With the threat posed to this nation by terrorism, Congress should begin by barring those on the terrorism watch list from buying guns. The legislation that was voted on today claims to prevent terrorists from entering this . . .