Rep. Banks Applauds Visa-Free Visits to U.S. for Israelis
Washington, October 19, 2023
Today, Congressman Jim Banks (IN-03) released the following statement in response to Israel’s entry into the U.S. Visa Waiver Program:
“I am glad that the Biden administration listened to my and Rep. Sherman’s requests to immediately allow Israelis to visit the U.S. without a visa. It’s an easy decision that could save innocent lives. Congress will continue to stand with Israel in its fight against Hamas terrorism.”
On October 8, 2023, Rep. Banks sent a letter to Secretaries Blinken and Mayoras urging them to admit Israel into the U.S. Visa Waiver Program immediately. Read the letter HERE.
On October 11, 2023, Rep. Banks sent a letter with Rep. Brad Sherman to President Biden and Secretaries Mayorkas and Blinken reiterating that call. Read the letter HERE.