Prevent President Trump from Illegally Building His Border Wall: Cosponsor the This Land Is Our Land Act

Since his inauguration, President Trump has subjected Congress, federal employees and, most importantly, the American people to uncertainty and harm in pursuit of an unnecessary boondoggle: a wall along the southern border. The President has threatened to
keep the government shut down for, as he put it, “months, or years,” and has vowed to use any means possible, including asserting eminent domain or declaring a state of national emergency, to get his wall.

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Become an Original Cosponsor of the Do No Harm Act

When Congress passed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) in 1993 with overwhelming bipartisan support, the intent was not to undermine civil rights, but to protect them, especially
for religious minorities.  Religion is a protected class under the Civil Rights Act, and the freedom to exercise religious beliefs is constitutionally protected as a fundamental American value.

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Cosponsor Resolutions honoring Dominican Heritage Month and Dominican Americans

I invite you to join me in commemorating Dominican Heritage Month, which spans from January 21st through February 27th and celebrates the culture and history of the Dominican diaspora in the United States. Dominican Americans have contributed
to American life in every facet of our culture, from fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, to baseball legend David “Big Papi” Ortiz, to rapper and Grammy-nominee Cardi B. In honor of the contributions of Dominican Americans across the country, I have reintroduced
the following three resolutions, which highlight the importance of the Dominican community in the United States.

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Cosponsor H.R. 1212, The Federal Contract Deadline Fairness Act

Together we have worked to address many of the effects of the last government shutdown. However, the struggle of our federal contractors is still ongoing and has been overlooked and forgotten. Federal contractors are essential to our great Nation. They give
supportive service to our national security, preform essential research, and are paramount to our Nation’s information technology network.

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Become an Original Cosponsor of the Do No Harm Act

When Congress passed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) in 1993 with overwhelming bipartisan support, the intent was not to undermine civil rights, but to protect them, especially for religious minorities.  Religion is a protected class under the
Civil Rights Act, and the freedom to exercise religious beliefs is constitutionally protected as a fundamental American value.

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