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Congress Passes Smith Bill To Help Genocide Victims

Nov 28th, 2018 | By

Rep. Chris Smith’s (R-NJ) legislation to provide humanitarian relief to genocide victims in Iraq and Syria, and hold ISIS perpetrators accountable—HR 390, the Iraq and Syria Genocide Relief and Accountability Act of 2018—passed the House on Tuesday night and now heads to the President’s desk to be signed into law, after over two years in

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House Passes Chris Smith’s Bill To Combat Anti-Semitism

Sep 14th, 2018 | By

Legislation authored by Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) that provides critical support for the U.S. in the fight against anti-Semitism passed the House on Thursday. “Mr. Speaker, today we are witnessing a chilling revival of anti-Semitic sentiment in many corners of the world,” said Smith, a co-chair of the Bipartisan Congressional Task Force against Anti-Semitism, in

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Congressman Smith Leads 57 Countries To Adopt Best Practices To Fight Human Trafficking

Jul 11th, 2018 | By

An international parliamentary assembly of leading lawmakers from 57 countries today adopted a comprehensive resolution, sponsored by Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ), to create trafficking-free communities. Along with 14 other members of the U.S. Congress and more than 300 lawmakers from countries in Europe and North America, Smith, who authored America’s landmark law (the Trafficking Victims

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Congressman Smith Releases Statement On State Department’s International Religious Freedom Report

Jun 1st, 2018 | By

Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ), Chair of the House Subcommittee on Global Human Rights and a senior member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, on Tuesday welcomed the release of the State Department’s annual International Religious Freedom Report and applauded Secretary Pompeo’s announcement of a Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom scheduled for July 25-26, 2018.  “Getting

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Congressman Chris Smith Fights Human Trafficking!

Jan 30th, 2018 | By

Human Trafficking Is a $150B Industry, Experts Share How to Shut It Down The federal government has dedicated much attention to address human trafficking since President Bill Clinton signed an anti-human trafficking bill in 2000, yet 18 years later it continues to affect millions of people worldwide.

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