Frank Wolf

Cruz Moves to Stop American ISIL Fighters from Reentering the U.S.

New bill would strip American ISIL fighters of citizenship

Militants from the al-Qaida-inspired Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) removing part of the soil barrier on the Iraq-Syria borders and moving through itThe Senate could move to strip Americans fighting alongside Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL or ISIS) of their U.S. citizenship under a new bill set to be introduced next week by Sen. Ted Cruz (R., Texas), according to a source close to the senator’s office.

Lawmaker Moves to Officially Declare War on ISIL, Other Terror Groups

Bill seeks to 'eliminate' al Qaeda affiliates wherever they are based

al QaedaA leading House lawmaker is getting set to introduce a bill that would authorize the use of military force against the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL or ISIS), as well as multiple other terror groups, including Ansar al-Sharia, al Shabaab, and Boko Haram.

Bill Would End Outrageous Loophole Allowing ISIL Fighters to Return to U.S.

Americans fighting for ISIL currently not banned from coming home

Americans who have travelled to foreign countries to train and fight with terror groups such as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS or ISIL) are not being barred from freely returning to America, where they post a substantial terror threat, according to a leading member of Congress.

Stalled Bill to Combat Middle East Violence Sparks Intra-Party Fight

Republicans hold bill that would protect religious minorities

Syrian and Iraqi ChristiansThe battle over a long-stalled, yet widely supported congressional effort to combat the persecution of religious minorities in the Middle East has pitted leading Republicans against one another and stirred outrage from advocacy groups who are frustrated that lawmakers are foiling efforts that could help stem the bloodshed.

Wolf ‘Deeply Concerned’ with ‘Nixonian’ Obama DOJ

GOP representative criticizes DOJ’s efforts to pressure law enforcement officials on marijuana

Rep. Frank Wolf (R., Va.) said Tuesday he is “deeply concerned” that DEA Administrator Michele Leonhart is being pressured to fall in line with the Obama administration’s political positions, despite conflicts with federal law.

Congress Seeks to Restrict U.S. Travel to Syria

New bill would level harsh penalties for unauthorized travel

A new bill would severely restrict Americans from traveling to Syria and would imprison violators for up to 20 years for breaching the restrictions. The bill, authored by Rep. Frank Wolf (R., Va.), was authored in response to a large influx of foreign fighters in Syria, including at least 50 Americans who are suspected of training and colluding with terror groups in the region.