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Congressional Testimony

  • 04/04/06: Tony Edson, Deputy Assistant for Visa services, U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Government Reform
  • 9/27/05: Maura Harty, Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs, House Committee on Government Reform Testimony
  • 09/14/05: Maura Harty, Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs, Helsinki Commission Testimony
  • 09/13/05: Tony Edson, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Visa Services, Subcommittee on National Security, Emerging Threats, and International Relations Testimony
  • 5/12/05: Daniel B. Smith, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Consular Affairs - House International Relations Committee, Subcommitee on Africa, Global Human Rights and International Operations
  • 3/17/2005: Stephen Edson, Managing Director, Office of Visa Services - Before the Subcommittees on 21st Century Competitiveness & Select Education Committee on Education and the Workforce
  • 9/09/2004: Janice Jacobs, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Visa Services - House Government Reform Committee testimony on Creating Secure Borders, and Open Doors.
  • 8/19/2004: Maura Harty, Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs - House International Relations Committee testimony on 9/11 Commission Report Recommendations.
  • 7/13/2004: Tony Edson, Managing Director (Acting), Office of Visa Services - House Committee’s Testimony on National Security, Emerging Threats, and International Relations
  • 6/22/2004: Maura Harty, Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs - Before the House Committee on International Relations: Child Abduction
  • 6/15/2004: Maura Harty, Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs - Before the Senate Judiciary Committee
  • 3/4/2004: Maura Harty, Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs - A Look at the Goals and Challenges of the US-VISIT Program
  • 2/25/2004: Daniel B. Smith, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs - The Department of State’s Border Security Program: Investing in America’s Security
  • 2/25/2004: Janice L. Jacobs, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Consular Affairs - The Conflict Between Science and Security in Visa Policy: Status and Next Steps
  • 1/28/2004: Maura Harty, Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs - Before the House Select Committee on Homeland Security, Subcommittee on Infrastructure and Border Security
  • 1/26/2004: Maura Harty, Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs - Border Security
  • 10/23/2003: Janice L. Jacobs, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Consular Affairs - Post 9/11 Visa Reforms and New Technology: Achieving the Necessary Improvements in a Global Environment
  • 9/30/2003: Maura Harty, Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs - Visa Issuance: Our First Line of Defense
  • 7/15/2003: Janice Jacobs, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Consular Affairs - Before the Senate Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Immigration, on Information Sharing
  • 7/10/2003: Janice Jacobs, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Consular Affairs - Before the House Committee on Government Reform on Visa Processing Delays
  • 7/9/2003: Maura Harty, Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs - Before the Subcommittee on Human Rights and Wellness, House Committee on Government Reform, on International Parental Child Abduction
  • 6/26/2003: Maura Harty, Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs - Before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on International Child Abduction and International Adoption
  • 6/18/2003: Catherine Barry, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs - Visa Revocations
  • 6/4/2003: Janice Jacobs, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Consular Affairs - Before the House Committee on Small Business on “The Visa Approval Backlog and Its Impact on American Small Business”
  • 5/13/2003: Sharon Palmer-Royston, Managing Director (Acting), Office of Visa Services - Before the House Judiciary Committee, Subcommittee on Immigration, Border Security and Claims, on John Muhammad and the Western Hemisphere Passport
  • 3/26/2003: Janice Jacobs, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Consular Affairs - Visa Process for Students & Scholars