Tuesday, December 3rd, marked the 4th anniversary of American humanitarian aid worker Alan Gross’ imprisonment by the Cuban regime. Gross was arrested while working covertly in the Communist-run country to set up Internet access for the island’s small Jewish community.
Adolph Hitler and his axis of evil incarnate exterminated six million Jews, packing them into rail cars and off to the concentration camps and the gas chambers and the ovens that awaited.
Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen wants potential immigrants to apply for a historically underused program to get visas.
Congresswoman Ilena Ros-Lehtinen and Jim discuss the vote to reopen the government and where we go from here. The two also discuss whether three months from now we will be in the same situation.
Other topics include immigration reform, and the future of the Republican party.
With just hours to spare, Congress passed a plan to avoid a default and end a 16 day partial government shutdown. The votes came in late, but just in time to avoid the crisis. Just after midnight President Barack Obama signed the bill into law.
Late Thursday evening, the House of Representatives voted to slash the budget for the nation’s food-stamp program by $39 billion over the next ten years.
As Congress prepares to debate whether or not to allow military action against the Syrian regime of Basha al-Assad, representatives from South Florida have already started to stake out their positions on the issue.
A former contractor for the National Security Agency who is wanted for revealing highly classified surveillance programs has arrived in Moscow from Hong Kong.
So what does Cuba have in common with Syria and the Sudan? They’re all on the State Department’s list state sponsors of terrorism and feds have no intention of taking them off.
A couple separated by an immigration battle is now fighting to be reunited. Paola Arango had been in the US since she was 10 years old but less than two weeks after getting married, she was deported.