Congressman Frank R. Wolf represents Virginia’s 10th Congressional District in the US House of Representatives. He is a member of the House Appropriations Committee and serves on three subcommittees: Commerce, Justice, State and Judiciary, which he chairs; Transportation; and Treasury, Postal Service, and General Government. He is also the Co-chairman of the Congressional Human Rights Caucus and serves on the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe (Helsinki Commission). Congressman Wolf is a leader on international human rights issues, including refugee rights, conditions in China, the 1992-1995 war in Bosnia-Herzegovina, and religious persecution in Romania, Sudan, Nagorno-Karabakh, Chechnya, East Timor, Vietnam, Kuwait, and Saudi Arabia. His many human rights-related trips abroad include a visit to the People’s Republic of China, where he met with Premier Li Peng to discuss human rights, religious freedom, illegal exportation of prison-made goods, and other issues. He also visited Beijing prison No. 1, where at least 40 Tiananmen Square demonstrators have been imprisoned. In addition, he visited political prisoners in the notorious Soviet-era camp, Perm 35, during its last year of existence. He visited a Serb-run prison camp inside Bosnia-Herzegovina to observe human rights conditions during the war there. Last year, he visited southern Sudan for the fourth time as part of a trip that included stops in Rwanda, Burundi, and the Democratic Republic of Congo. He received his B.A. from Pennsylvania State University and his law degree from Georgetown University. Before his election to Congress, he worked on a congressional staff, at the Department of the Interior, and as an attorney.