Opposition to the Supplemental Appropriations Bill

From: The Honorable Sam Farr Sent By: caitie.whelan@mail.house.gov Date: 7/30/2014 Dear Colleague I write to draw your attention to the Washington Office on Latin America’s opposition to the House GOP Supplemental Appropriations bill that addresses the humanitarian crisis of the Unaccompanied Children. I share their concerns. This bill does nothing to promote safety and security for these children […]

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TOMORROW: CPC Ad Hoc Hearing: Examining the Southern Border Humanitarian Crisis

From: The Honorable Raul M. Grijalva Sent By: norma.salazar@mail.house.gov Date: 7/28/2014 Congressional Progressive Caucus Ad-Hoc Hearing Kids First: Examining the Southern Border Humanitarian Crisis Dear Colleague: The Congressional Progressive Caucus would like to invite you to an Ad Hoc Hearing to receive first-hand testimony from unaccompanied minors and expert witnesses that stresses the importance of prioritizing […]

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Join Letter to Terminate New $190 Million USIS Award

From: The Honorable Matt Salmon Sent By: greg.safsten@mail.house.gov Date: 7/28/2014 Dear Colleague: We recently learned that the private sector company, U.S. Investigations Services, Inc. (USIS), has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to carry out one of our most important border security activities: the vetting of the waves of recent […]

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The Cornerstone of U.S. Humanitarian Immigration Law: The Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act (TVPRA)

From: The Honorable Henry C. “Hank” Johnson, Jr. Sent By: sascha.thompson@mail.house.gov Date: 7/28/2014 The Cornerstone of U.S. Humanitarian Immigration Law: The Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act (TVPRA) TOMORROW!! Tuesday, July 29th, 2014 3:00 PM 441 Cannon HOB Please join me for a briefing this coming Tuesday, July 29th at 3:00 PM in 441 Cannon HOB to discuss the importance […]

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Join Letter to Terminate New $190 Million USIS Award

From: The Honorable Matt Salmon Sent By: greg.safsten@mail.house.gov Date: 7/25/2014 Dear Colleague: We recently learned that the private sector company, U.S. Investigations Services, Inc. (USIS), has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to carry out one of our most important border security activities: the vetting of the waves of recent […]

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Support Stronger Protections for Immigrant Workers; Ensure Worksite Enforcement does not undermine Labor & Civil Rights

From: The Honorable Judy Chu Sent By: joleen.rivera@mail.house.gov Date: 7/25/2014 Support Stronger Protections for Immigrant Workers; Ensure Worksite Enforcement does not undermine Labor & Civil Rights Urge Sec. Johnson in his review of immigration enforcement policies, to take greater administrative action to protect immigrant workers who assert their labor and civil rights in the workplace. Current […]

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Combat Childhood Obesity in Minority and Low-Income Communities – Cosponsor Fit for Life Act of 2014

From: The Honorable Marcia L. Fudge Sent By: leah.hill@mail.house.gov Date: 7/25/2014 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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The Cornerstone of U.S. Humanitarian Immigration Law: The Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act (TVPRA)

From: The Honorable Henry C. “Hank” Johnson, Jr. Sent By: sascha.thompson@mail.house.gov Date: 7/25/2014 The Cornerstone of U.S. Humanitarian Immigration Law: The Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act (TVPRA) Tuesday, July 29th, 2014 3:00 PM 441 Cannon HOB Please join me for a briefing this coming Tuesday, July 29th at 3:00 PM in 441 Cannon HOB to discuss the importance of […]

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Express Concern with the use of Family Detention and support Alternatives to Detention

From: The Honorable Adam Smith Sent By: karen.delossantos@mail.house.gov Date: 7/24/2014 Dear Colleague: Please join us in expressing our concern to Sec. Johnson regarding the expansion of family detention facilities and in encouraging the use of Alternatives to Detention. Unlike unaccompanied minors, children with a parent in U.S. Customs and Border Patrol custody are placed in U.S. […]

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