TOMORROW AT PORTSMOUTH NATIONAL VISA CENTER: SHAHEEN TO HIGHLIGHT SPECIAL IMMIGRANT VISA PROGRAM

After successfully passing a short-term extension in October, Shaheen will highlight need to further extend program on behalf of men and women who served alongside American troops in Iraq and Afghanistan Later in Concord, Shaheen to join Hassan, Ayotte at swearing-in ceremony for New Hampshire’s Civilian Aide to Secretary of the Army

December 02, 2013

Tomorrow in Portsmouth, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen will highlight her bipartisan efforts to secure an extension for the Special Immigrant Visa program for Iraqis and Afghans who have risked their lives by serving as interpreters for the U.S. military. Shaheen will tour the National Visa Center in Portsmouth tomorrow, December 3 and will hold a press availability following the tour at 2:00 p.m. to discuss her ongoing work with Senator John McCain for a longer-term extension of the program. Please note, the tour is closed to press.

Later, Shaheen will join Governor Maggie Hassan and Senator Kelly Ayotte in Concord at 4:30 p.m. for the swearing-in ceremony of Peter Burdett as New Hampshire’s Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army. Shaheen was an early supporter of Burdett’s Civilian Aide nomination, and in her remarks she will highlight his strong qualifications and experience. Civilian Aides serve an important role within the Army as a vital link between the Army and the communities for which they serve.

Media planning to attend should email: Nick_Brown@shaheen.senate.gov.  

Special Immigrant Visa (SIV) tour and press availability at Portsmouth National Visa Center

WHO:                    

U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH)

WHAT:                  

Special Immigrant Visa (SIV) tour and press availability at Portsmouth National Visa Center

*Note: tour is closed to press.

WHEN:                    

2:00 p.m.

Tuesday, December 3

WHERE:                

National Visa Center

31 Rochester Avenue

Portsmouth, NH 

Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army Swearing In Ceremony

WHO:                   

U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH)

WHAT:                  

Swearing-in ceremony of Peter Burdett as the Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army

WHEN:                  

4:30 p.m.

Tuesday, December 3

WHERE:               

Governor’s Chambers

Concord, NH