CLOSING TODAY: Honor an American civil rights heroine – Yuri Kochiyama

From: The Honorable Barbara Lee Sent By: monica.pham@mail.house.gov Date: 7/18/2014 Deadline: TODAY Current Cosigners: Barbara Lee, Mike Honda, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Eni Faleomavaega,  Al Green, Mark Takano, Charles B. Rangel, Gwen Moore, Eni Faleomavaega, Sheila Jackson Lee, Jim McDermott, Lucille Roybal Allard, Judy Chu, Bobby Scott, Alan Lowenthal, Colleen Hanabusa, Jackie Speier, Adam Schiff, Eric Swalwell, Juan Vargas, Tammy Duckworth, Raul Grijalva Dear […]

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Urge DHS to Investigate and Remedy the Systemic Problems of Mistreatment of Unaccompanied Children in CBP Custody

From: The Honorable Judy Chu Sent By: joleen.rivera@mail.house.gov Date: 7/17/2014 Urge DHS to Investigate and Remedy the Systemic Problems of Mistreatment of Unaccompanied Children in CBP Custody Current Cosigners: Reps. Chu, Roybal-Allard, Grijalva, Honda, McCollum, Hahn, Lee, Lowenthal, Napolitano, Clarke, James McGovern, Hank Johnson, Rangel, Schakowsky, Holmes Norton, Frankel     DEADLINE: Friday, July 18th Dear Colleague, […]

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Urge DHS to Investigate and Remedy the Systemic Problems of Mistreatment of Unaccompanied Children in CBP Custody

From: The Honorable Judy Chu Sent By: joleen.rivera@mail.house.gov Date: 7/16/2014 Urge DHS to Investigate and Remedy the Systemic Problems of Mistreatment of Unaccompanied Children in CBP Custody Current Cosigners: Reps. Chu, Roybal-Allard, Grijalva, Honda, McCollum, Hahn, Lee, Lowenthal, Napolitano, Clarke, James McGovern, Hank Johnson, Rangel, Schakowsky, Holmes Norton    DEADLINE: Friday, July 18th Dear Colleague, Please […]

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ICYMI: Op-Ed – A refugee crisis clouded by a leadership crisis

From: The Honorable Tony Cardenas Sent By: miguel.franco@mail.house.gov Date: 7/16/2014 ICYMI: Op-Ed in The Hill this Morning Dear Colleague: I wanted to bring to your attention an Op-Ed I authored on the ongoing humanitarian crisis on our Southern border. Today, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus and I will be meeting with President Obama and it is time for […]

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Understanding the Humanitarian Crisis at the Border

From: The Honorable Anna G. Eshoo Sent By: paul.beck@mail.house.gov Date: 7/16/2014 Dear Colleague, I’d like to draw your attention to a July 11th public radio interview with Bob Ortega, a senior reporter with the Arizona Republic newspaper, regarding the Central American children arriving at the U.S. border. Mr. Ortega has reported extensively on this issue and […]

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2 days left: Honor an American civil rights heroine – Yuri Kochiyama

From: The Honorable Barbara Lee Sent By: monica.pham@mail.house.gov Date: 7/16/2014 Deadline: THIS Friday, July 18th Current Cosigners: Barbara Lee, Mike Honda, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Eni Faleomavaega,  Al Green, Mark Takano, Charles B. Rangel, Gwen Moore, Eni Faleomavaega,Sheila Jackson Lee, Jim McDermott, Lucille Roybal Allard, Judy Chu, Bobby Scott, Alan Lowenthal, Colleen Hanabusa, Jackie Speier, Adam Schiff, Eric Swalwell Dear Colleague, Please join us […]

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Combat Childhood Obesity in Minority and Low-Income Communities- Cosponsor the Fit for Life Act

From: The Honorable Marcia L. Fudge Sent By: leah.hill@mail.house.gov Date: 7/16/2014 Supporting Organizations: The Campaign to End Obesity Action Fund, NAACP, YMCA, American Council on Exercise, National Coalition for Promoting Physical Activity, National Recreation and Park Association, National Council of Youth Sports, Action for Healthy Kids, US Soccer Foundation, DC Children and Youth Investment Trust Corporation Dear […]

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New York Times Article on Detention Bed Mandate

From: The Honorable Theodore E. Deutch Sent By: joshua.lipman@mail.house.gov Date: 7/16/2014 Dear Colleague, We would like to draw your attention to a recent editorial in the New York Times on the detention bed mandate.   As you are aware, the Homeland Security Appropriations bill requires that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) “maintain a level of not less than […]

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Honor an American civil rights heroine – Yuri Kochiyama

From: The Honorable Barbara Lee Sent By: monica.pham@mail.house.gov Date: 7/14/2014 Deadline: THIS Friday, July 18th Current Cosigners: Barbara Lee, Mike Honda, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Eni Faleomavaega,  Al Green, Mark Takano, Charles B. Rangel, Gwen Moore, Eni Faleomavaega,Sheila Jackson Lee, Jim McDermott, Lucille Roybal Allard, Judy Chu, Bobby Scott, Alan Lowenthal, Colleen Hanabusa, Jackie Speier, Adam Schiff, Eric Swalwell Dear Colleague, Please join us […]

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Cosponsor H.R. 5080 – Landing Pass Extension Act of 2014

From: The Honorable Blake Farenthold Sent By: Blake.Adami@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 5080 Date: 7/14/2014 Dear Colleague: Please join me as a cosponsor of H.R. 5080, the Landing Pass Extension Act of 2014, which would extend the current C1/D Visa Landing Pass from 29 to 90 days.  Current law states that foreign crewmembers joining a ship in the […]

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