“In addition to running from war, strife and famine, this lack of education makes these young people easier targets for terrorist organizations and human traffickers,” Kelly said.
Added Chabot: “Most people also believe that it’s in our best interests to not have turmoil around the globe because it ultimately will hit us here at home.”
Sens. Marco Rubio, R-Florida, and Bob Menendez, D-New Jersey, in July introduced a version of the same bill.
“I feel pretty good about chances in the Senate,” Chabot said.