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Middle East

Amendments

Syria: condemn use of chemical weapons, hold accountable those who use chemical weapons, and call for an international response (S. Res. 116), S2462 [7AP]

Bills and resolutions

Dept. of Justice: appoint independent counsel to investigate whether certain Customs and Border Protection actions violated court orders at the direction of the President or his staff (see H. Res. 102), H1083 [7FE]

Dept. of State: submit to Congress a report on designation of Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps as a foreign terrorist organization (see S. 67), S154 [9JA] (see H.R. 380), H235 [9JA]

___submit to Congress a report on designation of Muslim Brotherhood (organization) as a foreign terrorist organization (see S. 68), S154 [9JA] (see H.R. 377), H234 [9JA]

Immigration: exempt certain Iraqis and Afghanis from Executive order suspending the issuance of visas to nationals of certain countries and entrance of all refugees and adjust refugee resettlement priority for certain Afghanis (see H.R. 1263), H1392 [28FE]

Middle East: anniversary of Arab Peace Initiative (see H. Res. 231), H2464 [27MR]

___express support for addressing the Arab-Israeli conflict in a concurrent track with the Israeli-Palestinian peace process and commend Arab and Muslim-majority states that have improved bilateral relations with Israel (see H. Res. 393), H4993 [20JN]

___reaffirm support for a negotiated solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict (see H. Res. 226), H2370 [23MR]

Ramadan: recognize Islamic holy month and commend Muslims for their faith (see H. Res. 371), H4615 [26MY]

Syria: anniversary of start of civil war (see S. Res. 87), S1841 [15MR]

___condemn use of chemical weapons, hold accountable those who use chemical weapons, and call for an international response (see S. Res. 116), S2363 [4AP]

___halt slaughter of Syrian people, encourage a negotiated settlement, and hold human rights abusers accountable for their crimes (see H.R. 1677), H2348 [22MR]

Trump, President: condemn court rulings against Executive order suspending the issuance of visas to nationals of certain countries and entrance of all refugees (see H. Res. 120), H1125 [13FE]

___prohibit funding to enforce Executive order suspending the issuance of visas to nationals of certain countries and entrance of all refugees (see S. 248), S489 [30JA] (see S. 549), S1639 [7MR] (see H.R. 722), H742 [30JA]

___rescind and prohibit funding to enforce Executive order suspending the issuance of visas to nationals of certain countries and entrance of all refugees (see H.R. 724), H742 [30JA] (see H.R. 1075), H1242 [15FE] (see H.R. 1503), H2051 [10MR]

___rescind Executive order suspending the issuance of visas to nationals of certain countries and entrance of all refugees (see S. 240), S489 [30JA] (see S. 274), S595 [1FE] (see S. 608), S1778 [13MR] (see H.R. 735), H743 [30JA]

Tunisia: authorize assistance to combat terrorism and support military readiness, democracy, and border security (see H.R. 157), H42 [3JA]

Yates, Sally Quillian: commend for refusal to enforce Executive order suspending the issuance of visas to nationals of certain countries and entrance of all refugees (see H. Res. 94), H1012 [6FE]

Briefs

Hawaii challenge to Executive order suspending the issuance of visas to nationals of certain countries and entrance of all refugees (excerpt), S913 [6FE]

Examples

Media reports of individuals impacted by President Trump's Executive order suspending the issuance of visas to nationals of certain countries and entrance of all refugees, S475S479 [30JA]

Letters

Executive order suspending the issuance of visas to nationals of certain countries and entrance of all refugees: Ralph J. Hexter and Robb Davis, H928 [2FE]

___Senator Cardin, Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate), S508 [31JA]

___several former senior Government and military officials, S506 [31JA]

___several Representatives, H932 [2FE]

___Stamford, CT, citizen, S483 [30JA]

Syria Civilian Protection Act: Representative Goodlatte, Committee on the Judiciary (House), H4287 [17MY]

___Representative Hensarling, Committee on Financial Services (House), H4287 [17MY]

___Representative Kevin Brady, Committee on Ways and Means (House), H4287 [17MY]

___Representative Royce, Committee on Foreign Affairs (House), H4287, H4288 [17MY]

Press releases

Executive Order on Immigration and Refugees and Invitation for President Trump To Meet With Refugees Who Call Ohio Home: Representative Kaptur, H756 [31JA]

Remarks in House

Business and industry: support companies promoting inclusiveness and opposing Executive order suspending issuance of visas to nationals of certain countries and entrance of all refugees, H1015 [7FE]

Dept. of Justice: appoint independent counsel to investigate whether certain Customs and Border Protection actions violated court orders at the direction of the President or his staff (H. Res. 102), H1017 [7FE]

Dept. of State: submit to Congress a report on designation of Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps as a foreign terrorist organization (H.R. 380), H534 [13JA]

___submit to Congress a report on designation of Muslim Brotherhood (organization) as a foreign terrorist organization, H806 [31JA]

___submit to Congress a report on designation of Muslim Brotherhood (organization) as a foreign terrorist organization (S. 68), H2047 [10MR]

Immigration: provide funding for legal services for individuals affected by Executive order suspending the issuance of visas to nationals of certain countries and entrance of all refugees, H887 [2FE]

Middle East: anniversary of Arab Peace Initiative (H. Res. 231), E392 [27MR]

___express support for addressing Arab-Israeli conflict in concurrent track with Israeli-Palestinian peace process and commend Arab and Muslim-majority states that have improved bilateral relations with Israel (H. Res. 393), E855 [20JN]

Saudi Arabia: call for release of political prisoners, H4393 [22MY]

Syria: condemn use of chemical weapons, hold accountable those who use chemical weapons, and call for safe zones and cease fire, H4396 [22MY]

___condemn use of chemical weapons, hold accountable those who use chemical weapons, and call for sanctions, H2958 [28AP]

___halt slaughter of Syrian people, encourage a negotiated settlement, and hold human rights abusers accountable for their crimes (H.R. 1677), H2770 [6AP], H4281H4291 [17MY]

Trump, President: allegations of political bias relative to court rulings on enforcing the Executive order suspending the issuance of visas to nationals of certain countries and entrance of all refugees, H4203 [16MY]

___court rulings on enforcing the Executive order suspending the issuance of visas to nationals of certain countries and entrance of all refugees, H1018 [7FE], H2175H2179 [17MR], H2580 [30MR], H4696 [7JN], H4836 [12JN], H5142 [26JN]

___decision to relieve Sally Quillian Yates of duties as acting Attorney General for refusal to enforce Executive order suspending the issuance of visas to nationals of certain countries and entrance of all refugees, H753 [31JA]

___Executive order suspending the issuance of visas to nationals of certain countries and entrance of all refugees, H705, H706, H707, H708, H721, H722, H723H733 [30JA], H751, H752, H753, H754, H756, H757, H758, H759, H760, H761, H803H806, H808H810 [31JA], H824, H826, H827, H829, H830 [1FE], H882, H883, H888, H917, H918, H922H933 [2FE], H950, H951, H960, H963, H964, H966H968 [3FE], H997, H1005 [6FE], H1060H1062, H1073H1075 [7FE], H1224 [15FE], H1250, H1258 [16FE], H1341 [27FE], H2049 [10MR], H2088 [16MR], E110 [31JA]

___Executive order suspending the issuance of visas to nationals of certain countries and entrance of all refugees relative to agreement with Australia to resettle refugees held in an Australian detention center, H965, H969 [3FE]

___impact of Executive order suspending the issuance of visas to nationals of certain countries and entrance of all refugees on international students, H4431 [23MY]

___rescind and prohibit funding to enforce Executive order suspending the issuance of visas to nationals of certain countries and entrance of all refugees (H.R. 724), H729 [30JA], H750, H753, H754, H760, H762, H764, H769 [31JA], H833, H834, H836 [1FE], H961 [3FE], E104 [30JA], E125 [1FE]

___rescind and prohibit funding to enforce Executive order suspending the issuance of visas to nationals of certain countries and entrance of all refugees (H.R. 724), unanimous-consent request, H717 [30JA], H765H768 [31JA]

___rescind Executive order suspending the issuance of visas to nationals of certain countries and entrance of all refugees (H.R. 735), H753, H760 [31JA], H1059 [7FE], E104 [30JA]

Remarks in Senate

Syria: anniversary of start of civil war (S. Res. 87), S1847 [15MR]

Trump, President: court rulings on enforcing the Executive order suspending the issuance of visas to nationals of certain countries and entrance of all refugees, S1029 [9FE]

___decision to relieve Sally Quillian Yates of duties as acting Attorney General for refusal to enforce Executive order suspending the issuance of visas to nationals of certain countries and entrance of all refugees, S485 [30JA], S500, S501, S521 [31JA], S560 [1FE], S937 [6FE]

___Executive order suspending the issuance of visas to nationals of certain countries and entrance of all refugees, S462S464, S468S486 [30JA], S500, S504S510, S512, S516, S519S528, S531, S533S536 [31JA], S547, S556, S570 [1FE], S686, S694, S913, S914 [6FE], S1257 [16FE], S1591, S1600S1603 [6MR], S1736 [9MR], S1910 [22MR]

___prohibit funding to enforce Executive order suspending the issuance of visas to nationals of certain countries and entrance of all refugees (S. 248), S527 [31JA]

___rescind Executive order suspending the issuance of visas to nationals of certain countries and entrance of all refugees, S977 [9FE]

___rescind Executive order suspending the issuance of visas to nationals of certain countries and entrance of all refugees (S. 240), S475, S491 [30JA], S552 [1FE]

___rescind Executive order suspending the issuance of visas to nationals of certain countries and entrance of all refugees (S. 240), unanimous-consent request, S468 [30JA], S501 [31JA]

___rescind Executive order suspending the issuance of visas to nationals of certain countries and entrance of all refugees (S. 274), S604, S605 [1FE], S609 [2FE]

Reports filed

Condemn Use of Chemical Weapons in Syria, Hold Accountable Those Who Use Chemical Weapons, and Call for an International Response: Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate) (S. Res. 116), S2449 [7AP]

Syria Civilian Protection Act: Committee on Foreign Affairs (House) (H.R. 1677) (H. Rept. 115–115), H4189 [11MY]

Statements

Executive Order Suspending the Issuance of Visas to Nationals of Certain Countries and Entrance of All Refugees: Kirk Johnson, S480 [30JA]

___Senators McCain and Graham, S915 [6FE]

Texts of

H.R. 1677, Syria Civilian Protection Act, H4281H4286 [17MY]

S. Res. 87, start of Syrian civil war anniversary, S1846 [15MR]

S. Res. 116, condemn Syrian use of chemical weapons, hold accountable those who use chemical weapons, and call for an international response, S2370 [4AP]