Cosponsor Bill to Combat Implicit Bias in Education

I invite you to become a cosponsor of the Combating Implicit Bias in Education Act (H.R. 6765), which would create a grant program for schools to train teachers, principals and other personnel on implicit bias, including with respect to actual or perceived
race, religion, sex (including sexual orientation and gender identity), disability, ethnicity and socioeconomic status.

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Address the TPS Crisis

I invite you to cosponsor H.R. 6696, the TPS Extension Act.  This legislation, if enacted, would extend the government program known as Temporary Protection Status (TPS) for all current beneficiaries through September 15, 2021. Currently, the ten countries
that participate in TPS all have expiring dates ranging from November 2018 (Sudan) into 2020 (Honduras, Yemen).

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Address the TPS Crisis

I invite you to cosponsor H.R. 6696, the TPS Extension Act.  This legislation, if enacted, would extend the government program known as Temporary Protection Status (TPS) for all current beneficiaries through September 15, 2021. Currently, the ten countries
that participate in TPS all have expiring dates ranging from November 2018 (Sudan) into 2020 (Honduras, Yemen).

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Co-Sponsor the Alternatives to Detention Act of 2018

On September 6, 2018, The Washington Post reported that the Trump administration is seeking legal authority to circumvent the Flores Settlement Agreement and imprison immigrant children indefinitely.  Colleagues, we must take action.  Approximately
400 children remain separated from their parents as a result of the Administration’s “zero tolerance” policy.  The fact that these children are still detained while the Administration seeks legal authority to detain even more children, indefinitely,
is unacceptable.  That’s why I have introduced the Alternatives to Detention Act of 2018 (H.R.6692) to keep families out of detention.

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LAST CALL – Cosponsor H.R. 3398, the REAL ID Act Modification for Freely Associated States Act – CLOSING Tuesday 9/10/18

I invite you to be a cosponsor of the REAL ID Act Modification for Freely Associated States Act. 
This legislation would amend the REAL ID Act of 2005 to permit Freely Associated States (FAS) to meet identification requirements under such Act. 
This matter is of great importance to citizens lawfully residing in the United States pursuant to the Compact of Free Association as it addresses the unintended negative impact of the REAL ID Act on FAS citizens’ ability to use privileges and rights
granted under the Compact.

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Cosponsor the Citizenship Empowerment Act

I invite you to cosponsor my legislation, H.R. 3113, the Citizenship Empowerment Act, to require that all newly sworn-in U.S. citizens are uniformly provided voter registration forms
at naturalization ceremonies.

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