Protect DREAMers from Deportation

Please join us in sending a letter to the leadership of the Committee on Appropriations’ Subcommittee on Homeland Security, urging that funds in the Fiscal Year 2019 Homeland Security Appropriations bill are not utilized to deport those individuals who are
eligible to participate in the Deferred Action for Child Arrivals (DACA) program. 

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LAST CALL: Investigate Trump’s Pledge to Save ZTE

As you may know, President Trump recently took steps to save ZTE, one of China’s biggest telecommunications companies, from the brink of collapse, although ZTE was found to have conspired to sell American technology to hostile regimes in Iran and North Korea. 
The Commerce Department banned American firms from selling parts or providing services to ZTE but the President Trump inexplicably pledged to ease these restrictions.  On May 22, 2018, The Washington Post reported that
President Trump’s advisers have outlined an agreement with leaders in Beijing on lifting the ban on ZTE.

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Make Ending Preventable Maternal Deaths a National Priority!

Maternal mortality rates are used as a key indicator of the status of women in societies around the globe, yet our own nation has the highest rate of maternal mortality in the developed world. Between 700 and 900 American women die from pregnancy or childbirth-related
causes each year, and another 65,000 nearly die. The CDC estimates 60% of maternal deaths are preventable, but not enough is being done to support women and mothers across the nation.

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AMENDMENT PROCESS FOR H.R. 5895, the Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019

           The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of June 4th to grant a rule that may provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 5895, the Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations
Act, 2019 [Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2019].

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Urge President to Condemn Turkish Aggression in Cyprus’s Territory

Please join us in sending a letter to President Trump, urging him to condemn acts of aggression taken by the Republic of Turkey in Cyprus’s sovereign territory and to reassert the right of Cyprus to develop its hydrocarbon resources. Cyprus, the United States,
and other important U.S. trade partners in the region have a longstanding and enduring partnership in the Eastern Mediterranean. Unfortunately, the region has been destabilized in recent years by the increasingly autocratic regime of President Recep Tayyip
Erdogan.

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