National Security and Foreign Affairs

As a member of the Foreign Affairs Committee, Congressman Allred is committed to protecting America and creating security at home and stability abroad. North Texas is a hub of international trade as well as a host to visitors from all over the world. Now more than ever, it is important we engage the international community and that Congress assert itself on matters of foreign policy and national security.  

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September 22, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. -- Today, Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32), Congressman Harley Rouda (CA-48) and Congressman Andy Levin (MI-09) introduced the Shell Company Abuse Act. This legislation would make it a felony to use or create an American shell company to conceal illegal political spending by foreign nationals.

July 23, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. -- Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) and Congressman Guy Reschenthaler (R-PA-14) today introduced a bipartisan House resolution on the importance of the U.S.-Iraq strategic relationship. Both are members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee. 

The bipartisan resolution calls on Congress and the Administration to continue to support cooperation between the two nations and highlights the importance of both the security and economic aspects of the bilateral relationship. 

June 25, 2020 Casework Success Stories

When Greg accepted a teaching position at an international school in Thailand, he sent in his passport for renewal to the State Department. Greg’s passport was received and his money order was cashed within a week, but he was not given any updates regarding the status of his passport renewal. Once the COVID-19 pandemic began, the passport agency closed operations and Greg feared he would lose his teaching position because he didn’t have a valid passport. That’s when Greg turned to Rep.

May 15, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32), released the following statement after the House passed the Heroes Act. The bipartisan bill makes a significant investment to increase testing, tracing and treatment, and provides substantial financial relief to state and local governments. 

April 3, 2020 In The News

Wylie residents Teniqua and David Williams got stuck briefly in Haiti with their four children and David’s brother. The mayor of Wylie reached out to Rep. Colin Allred, D-Dallas, for help.

March 27, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) released the following statement in support of the bipartisan Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act.  

March 23, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. -- Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (TX-30), Congressman Marc Veasey (TX-33) and Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) today released the following joint statement in support of Dallas County’s Stay Home Stay Safe measures: 

“The health and safety of our North Texas community is always our top priority. The spread of this virus is unprecedented and it is going to take a once in a generation response to combat and contain COVID-19.

March 14, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) voted for the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, a bipartisan relief package for workers and communities.  

March 4, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) today voted for the bipartisan Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act, which provides $8.3 billion in emergency funding to combat the coronavirus epidemic.

February 12, 2020 In The News

And if that wasn’t compelling enough evidence, there was also a strong and highly detailed letter of support from Democratic Rep. Colin Allred, the member of Congress who represents the Texas district where Navaz Ebrahim lives.