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Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) will have as his guest at President Obama's "State of the Union" speech tonight an Afghan interpreter who served alongside U.S. troops in Afghanistan.
The guest, Mohammad Usafi, waited nearly four years for a special immigrant visa, Swalwell said, and has now moved to the Bay Area.
As terrorist attacks escalate across the globe, including the most recent tragedy in Paris, Americans are rightly asking what the nation’s leaders are doing to keep them safe.
At the same time, however, House Republicans are moving closer to shutting down the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) over an unrelated immigration fight with President Barack Obama.
H.R. 3438, the National Laboratories Mean National Security Act, a bill introduced by U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15), Monday unanimously passed the House of Representatives.
SAN JOSE — While a Bay Area congressman gave kudos to airport workers who nabbed an unauthorized man roaming the grounds at Mineta San Jose International Airport on Sunday, he called it another example of why perimeter security at the site needs to be bolstered as soon as possible.
U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) Tuesday was appointed by Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi to the House Democratic Steering & Policy Committee for the 114th Congress. The Steering & Policy Committee sets the Democratic policy agenda and nominates Democratic Members for committee assignments.
Rep. Eric Swalwell was elected by his House Democratic peers Friday to serve as regional whip for Northern California, Hawaii and the Pacific islands.
The Dublin Post Office was named Tuesday for the late James Kohnen, well-known public figure in Dublin and 30-year Army veteran who died May 29, 2012.
Rep. Eric Swalwell was in Dallas on Friday for a House Homeland Security Committee field hearing on the Ebola virus.
The only person so far to be diagnosed with Ebola on U.S. soil, Thomas Eric Duncan, died Wednesday in Dallas. People with whom he came into contact are being watched carefully for signs of the disease.
U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today announced that the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office (ACSO) will receive a nearly $1 million federal grant to expand the Cherryland-Ashland Beyond Project which enhances neighborhood safety. The grant was awarded by the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation program.