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Congressman Trent Franks

Representing the 8th District of Arizona


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June 14, 2016 Press Release

Washington D.C. On June 10, 2016, Congressman Adam Smith (D-WA)and Congressman Trent Franks (R-AZ) introduced bipartisan legislation, The Adoptee Citizenship Act, H.R. 5454, to guarantee citizenship to international adoptees. Similar legislation has been introduced in the Senate, S.2275 by Senator Klobuchar (D-MN) and Senator Coats (R-IN). Often, when children are adopted, the required paperwork is not filed and the children are never naturalized. With the passage of the Child Citizenship Act of 2000, most international adoptees were granted citizenship.

July 26, 2011 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Trent Franks (AZ-02) issued the following statement in regards to the bombing and shooting at a youth Labor Party camp in Oslo and Otoya that not only shocked a peaceful nation but rippled through the rest of the world:
"Today, I wish to send my condolences to the people of Norway in light of the horrific attacks that killed 76 innocent civilians. My heart is especially with the bereaved families who have lost the dearest loved ones they may have in this world.

September 24, 2010 Press Release
September 24, 2010 – Congressman Trent Franks (AZ-02) today released the following statement in response to President Obama's meeting yesterday with Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao and in light of tomorrow's significance as the 30th anniversary of China's notorious one-child policy:

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