Mon Jan 27, 2014 7:9AM GMT
The US House of Representatives will pick up a bill this week which would allow Israelis enter the United States without a visa.
The Foreign Affairs Committee is expected to vote Wednesday on a piece of legislation that would label Israel a “major strategic partner,” the Hill reports.
According to one provision, Israelis should be permitted to enter the US without a visa “when Israel satisfies the requirements for inclusion in such program.”
The bill, authored by Middle East panel chairman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.), has 349 co-sponsors and is projected to sail through the committee.
Meanwhile, a similar attempt, made by Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) in…
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