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BRIEFING: Appropriations Attacks–Defending U.S. and H-2B Workers from Exploitation

June 20, 2016

By now you should have received an invitation to attend a congressional briefing hosted by the International Labor Recruitment Working Group entitled, “Defending U.S. and H-2B Workers from Exploitation.”

Improve Government IT: Cosponsor the US Digital Service Act

June 20, 2016

In 2014, the U.S. Digital Service was formalized as a unit of private sector tech experts on temporary assignment with the federal government.

Commemorate Landmark Victories for LGBT Equality (v. 5)

June 20, 2016

We are all grieving from the recent violence in Orlando, where a gunman opened fire and took 49 lives in what should have been a safe and empowering place for the LGBT community.

Support Our Nation’s Heroes! Cosponsor H.R. 1904 and H.R. 1905 (v. 3)

June 20, 2016

This past year marked the 7th anniversary of the Wounded Warrior Act of 2008 being signed into law by the President.  The Wounded Warrior Act makes needed improvements to the quality and availability of health care services for service members recovering
from serious injuries or illnesses related to their military service.  In light of their great sacrifice, I believe we owe our veterans a tremendous debt.  A debt we must repay not only with our sincerest thanks but with all the benefits they were promised,
as well as expanded access to care and support services where necessary.

Support Low Naturalization Fees for Lawful Immigrants

June 20, 2016

Please join Rep. Cardenas and Rep. Ros-Lehtinen in sending a letter to United States Citizenship and Immigration Services Director Leon Rodriguez regarding the recently released USCIS proposed rule which would revise its fee schedule for several immigration and naturalization services.

Cosponsor Legislation to Help Seniors Remain Independent

June 20, 2016

Please consider cosponsoring bipartisan legislation that will have a profound impact on vulnerable Medicare beneficiaries across the country.

Resolution Recognizing the 70th Anniversary of the Fulbright Program

June 20, 2016

I invite you to be an original cosponsor to my resolution recognizing the 70th anniversary of the Fulbright Program.

Support Military Retiree Appreciation Day

June 20, 2016

Please join us as cosponsors of H.Res. 782, our resolution supporting the goals and ideals of “Military Retiree Appreciation Day.”

Become a Cosponsor :Only 5 states have No Travel Related Cases of Zika Virus

June 20, 2016

Additionally, the resolution recognizes the need for heightened public awareness of measures that should be taken to protect against mosquito bites, and to inform women who are pregnant or may become pregnant to seek the advice of their physician prior to travel.

Condemning the Dog Meat Festival in Yulin, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China (v. 4)

June 20, 2016

I write in regards to the Dog Meat Festival in Yulin, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China that dates back to 2009-2010, when it was launched by dog meat traders as a commercial enterprise to boost flagging sales of dog meat.