As a member of the Foreign Affairs Committee, I serve on the Middle East, North Africa Subcommittee and act as Vice-Chair for the Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations Subcomittee. Economic growth and infrastructure development in African countries, coupled wih the expansion of the Panama Canal, means more imports and exports moving through our ports on the Gulf Coast. Enhancing regional stability around the world also leads to greate security for our nation and economy.
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Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Randy Weber (R-Friendswood) co-sponsored legislation authored by fellow Texan and Chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security, Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Austin). The bill, H.R. 3573 – Refugee Resettlement Oversight and Security Act (H.R. 3573) requires affirmative approval by the House and Senate before any refugees are admitted to the US, and allows Congress to block any inadequate refugee resettlement plan put forward by the President.
“I am continually amazed by the restraint shown on the part of the State of Israel,” said Congressman Randy Weber (R-Friendswood). “Grown from the ashes of the Holocaust with a population the approximate size of the city of Houston, Israel is frequently abandoned by those who call themselves allies, and instead surrounded by those who call for their death.
Washington, D.C. – Today, the United States House of Representatives voted to approve the Iran Nuclear Agreement (H.R. 3461). The measure failed by a vote of 162 to 269. In voting against approving the Iran Nuclear Deal, Congressman Randy Weber (R-Friendswood) made the following statement:
VIDEO: Weber questions panel on implications of the latest Iran Nuclear Deal
Washington, D.C. – Today, the President announced the deal made with Iran to scale back their nuclear weapons program. Congressman Randy Weber (R-Friendswood) released the following statement:
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) and Congressman Randy Weber (TX-14) introduced the Protecting Americans Abroad Act to provide Americans serving our country in diplomatic posts abroad with the security and protection they deserve.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel address Congress regarding Israel’s concerns of Iran’s nuclear proliferation program. Congressman Randy Weber (R-Friendswood) made the following statement:
Southeast Texas will have representation on U.S. House committees overseeing space, foreign affairs and transportation in the two-year lawmaking term that began this month.
Congressman Randy Weber (R-TX) has re-introduced a bill to hold Central American nations accountable for illegal immigrants from their countries by cutting off foreign aid. The bill (H.R. 439, attached below) is in response to last summer’s invasion of illegal immigrants and unaccompanied minors mostly from Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Randy Weber (TX-14) re-introduced H.R. 439, the Illegal Entry Accountability Act of 2015. This legislation would hold Mexico, Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador accountable for illegal immigration by immediately suspending U.S. foreign aid to these Central American nations, until Congress determines that these countries have taken sufficient action to mitigate unlawful U.S.-Mexico border crossings by their respective citizens.
Rep. Randy Weber (R-Texas) has re-introduced legislation to withhold foreign aid to Central American nations over illegal immigration.
The measure would withhold foreign aid for Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador until Congress establishes they have taken "sufficient action" to limit illegal immigration to the U.S.
Most of the more than 67,000 unaccompanied immigrant children crossing the southern border last summer came from those countries.