News Releases

Dec 18, 2016

Monument considered for World Heritage Site

Public comments are now open on a proposal to place the Marianas Trench Marine National Monument on a list of U.S. nominations to become World Heritage Sites.

Dec 18, 2016

Honoring Filipino war veterans

President Obama signed the Filipino Veterans of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act into law. The Act, which I cosponsored in the House, is long-sought recognition for the courageous Filipino and Filipino-Americans heroes of WWII.

Dec 14, 2016

Kilili thanks USCIS for continuing parole for US citizen families

U.S. Congressman Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan issued the following statement Wednesday after U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced that its existing policy of allowing humanitarian parole...

Dec 12, 2016

Kilili optimistic of GAO report

Delegate Gregorio Kilili C. Sablan (Ind-MP) is pinning his hopes on the results of the investigation being done by the U.S. Government Accountability Office, with the report going to Congress to help them consider changes in immigration...

Dec 11, 2016

US Senate fails to pass CW increase

THE U.S. Senate adjourned on Dec. 10 without passing legislation to increase CW nonimmigrant worker permits in the CNMI for 2017, U.S. Congressman Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan said in a statement.

Dec 11, 2016

Kilili: Local cost lowered for Army Corps plans

A provision to lower the local cost-share for the commonwealth, championed by U.S. Congressman Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan, has passed the House and Senate and should be signed into law by President Obama soon.

Dec 11, 2016

Kilili: Fallen heroes to be remembered; first postmaster also recognized

The men and women of the Mariana Islands who lost their lives during the war on terrorism will be honored by having the U.S. Post Office in Chalan Kanoa named after them.

Dec 11, 2016

THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - December 9, 2016

•House okays one-year CW increase •Air Force selects Tinian for divert airfield •Jewell signs submerged lands patent •Farewell, Al Stayman •Local cost waiver passes House •Floyd Masga visits

Dec 11, 2016

Air Force selects Tinian for divert airfield

U.S. Air Force officials have signed the Record of Decision officially selecting Tinian International Airport as back-up in the event Guam’s Andersen Air Force Base is unavailable because of natural disaster or attack.

Dec 11, 2016

Jewell signs submerged lands patent

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell has signed the patent conveying submerged lands and mineral rights around Maug, Uracas, and Asuncion to the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.