Progressive Lawmakers Ask Biden to Keep Israel Off Visa Waiver Program

Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Rashida Tlaib among Democrats voicing concern over ‘ethnically-based discrimination’ toward Arab and Muslim Americans, following new guidelines introduced by Israel’s Defense Ministry in the West Bank

Ben Samuels
Ben Samuels
Ben Samuels
Ben Samuels

WASHINGTON – Leading progressive Democrats, including Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, are calling on the Biden administration to keep Israel out of the Visa Waiver Program due to its “disparate treatment” of Palestinian Americans trying to enter the West Bank via Israel.

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