In TOP STORY
Mar 24th, 2016
Washington ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – Rep. Keith Ellison led two letters on East Africa in Congress. The first letter is signed by 16 members of congress asking the foreign affairs committee for $87.7 million in Economic Support Funds to support formations of Somali institutions. As you know, East Africa...
Feb 25th, 2016
Washington (DIPLOMAT.SO)- Reps. Keith Ellison (D-MN), Juan Vargas (D-CA), and Adam Smith (D-WA), released the following statement today after sending a letter to President Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud of Somalia congratulating him on signing a new Anti-Money Laundering and Combatting Terror Financing Bill ...
Feb 20th, 2016
Washington ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – Department of Homeland Security added Somalia, Yemen, and Libya as “countries of concern” under the visa waiver program. This will make it harder for Somalis with citizenship from one of the 38 countries that participate in the visa waiver program and hav...
Jan 6th, 2016
Minneapolis, Minnesota State , United States of Somalia ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – Representatives Keith Ellison, Tom Emmer, Adam Smith, Wm. Lacy Clay, Gwen Moore, and Juan Vargas sent a letter to the Government Accountability office to conduct a study on remittances to Somalia. Click here to peruse the ...
In WORLD NEWS
Dec 19th, 2015
Washington ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement today after the House of Representatives passed the “Tax Extender” bill and Omnibus funding bill. “Our nation faces crumbling infrastructure, a rental-housing crisis, and millions of people struggling with lo...