Become an Original Cosponsor: Resume International Adoptions in DRC

From: The Honorable Collin C. Peterson Sent By: natalie.winters@mail.house.gov Date: 4/11/2014 Become an Original Cosponsor Resume International Adoptions in DRC Dear Colleague: I invite you to join me and cosponsor a House Resolution addressing the suspension of exit permit issuances for adopted children in the Democratic Republic of Congo. As you know, adoptions from the Democratic […]

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Help America Compete, Support the BRAIN Act!

From: The Honorable Michael E. Capuano Sent By: ray.bennett@mail.house.gov Date: 4/9/2014 We Educate Them so We Should Benefit from their Education America’s higher education system attracts the best and brightest students from around the world.  We educate them – THEN WE SEND THEM HOME TO COMPETE AGAINST US! That is just plain stupid. Our policies should […]

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Deadline Today: Support Funding for Domestic TB Prevention and Treatment Programs

From: The Honorable Gene Green Sent By: kristen.oneill@mail.house.gov Date: 3/28/2014 Support Funding for the Fight Against Domestic Tuberculosis This is a Programmatic Request Deadline: COB TODAY Dear Colleague,             Please join us in supporting funding for the fight against domestic tuberculosis (TB) as part of the Fiscal Year 2015 appropriations process.  […]

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CLOSING TODAY: Eliminate the Costly and Arbitary Immigration Detention Bed Mandate

From: The Honorable Bill Foster Sent By: amy.kelbick@mail.house.gov Date: 3/27/2014 Remove the Immigrant Detention Bed Mandate From the FY15 Budget Endorsed by National Immigration Forum, National Immigrant Justice Center (NIJC), and Detention Watch Network ***Deadline to sign: March 27th COB*** Current signers: Grijalva, Gutierrez, Lee, Polis, Tonko, Wilson (FL), Moran, Hahn, Cicilline, Johnson, McGovern, Jackson Lee,Lofgren, Eshoo, […]

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Eliminate the Costly and Arbitary Immigration Detention Bed Mandate

From: The Honorable Bill Foster Sent By: amy.kelbick@mail.house.gov Date: 3/26/2014 Remove the Immigrant Detention Bed Mandate From the FY15 Budget Endorsed by National Immigration Forum, National Immigrant Justice Center (NIJC), and Detention Watch Network Deadline to sign: March 27th COB Current signers: Grijalva, Gutierrez, Lee, Polis, Tonko, Wilson (FL), Moran, Hahn, Cicilline, Johnson, McGovern, Jackson Lee,Lofgren, Eshoo, […]

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Support H.R. 3771, the Philippines Charitable Giving Assistance Act (on suspension today)

From: The Honorable Eric Swalwell Sent By: andrew.ginsburg@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 3771 Date: 3/24/2014   Dear Colleague: We urge you to support H.R. 3771, the Philippines Charitable Giving Assistance Act, bipartisan legislation to be considered under suspension of the rules today which would help the Philippines recover from Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda.  Identical legislation to the version before the House passed the […]

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Urge DHS Secretary Johnson to Grant TPS to the Philippines

From: The Honorable Michael M. Honda Sent By: helen.beaudreau@mail.house.gov Date: 3/14/2014 Urge DHS Secretary Johnson to Grant TPS to the Philippines Dear Colleague: I invite you to join me in sending a letter to DHS Secretary Johnson urging him to grant the designation of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to the Philippines during the country’s continued typhoon […]

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Co-Sponsor Children In Families First Act of 2014 (CHIFF)

From: The Honorable Kay Granger Sent By: carl.dorsey@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 4143 Date: 3/13/2014 CO-SPONSOR THE CHILDREN IN FAMILIES FIRST “CHIFF” ACT March 13, 2014 Dear Colleague: Children in Families First or CHIFF (S. 1530, H.R. 4143) continues to garner support from many angles.  We now have 50 co-sponsors, with 17 Senators and 33 Representatives signed on.  […]

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Honor An American Icon

From: The Honorable Andre Carson Sent By: andrea.martin@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 1084 Date: 3/13/2014 Award the Congressional Gold Medal to Humanitarian Muhammad Ali Heavy-Weight Champion, Voice of Conscience and National Hero Cosponsor H.R. 1084 Current cosponsors: Reps. Bass, Beatty, S. Bishop, Brown, Butterfield, Cardenas, Christensen, Cicilline, Clarke, Clay, Cleaver, Clyburn, Cohen, Conyers, Cummings, D. Davis, Edwards, Enyart, Fudge, […]

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Support Temporary Protected Status for Filipinos Affected by Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda

From: The Honorable Al Green Sent By: Nicholas.Johnson@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 3602 Date: 3/12/2014 Cosponsor H.R. 3602, Filipino Temporary Protected Status Act of 2013 Dear Colleague: I invite you to cosponsor H.R. 3602, the Filipino Temporary Protected Status Act of 2013. On November 8, 2013, Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda made landfall in the Philippines. The typhoon displaced over four […]

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