Honor an American civil rights heroine – Yuri Kochiyama

From: The Honorable Barbara Lee Sent By: monica.pham@mail.house.gov Date: 6/30/2014 Dear Colleague, Please join us in signing a letter to the U.S. Postal Service to pursue a commemorative stamp for the civil rights leader, Yuri Kochiyama. Yuri Kochiyama was born and raised in San Pedro, California to Japanese immigrant parents. After the Pearl Harbor attack […]

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LAST CALL – Letter: Help Protect Unaccompanied Minors fleeing violence in Central America

From: The Honorable Albio Sires Sent By: sadaf.khan@mail.house.gov Date: 6/27/2014 Current Cosigners: Matt Salmon, Bennie Thompson, Mike McCaul, Gerry Connolly, Filomen Vela, Pete Gallego, Loretta Sanchez, Ruben Hinojosa, Tammy Duckworth, Juan Vargas, Susan Brooks, Shiela Jackson-Lee, Tony Cardenas, Luis Gutierrez, Jeff Duncan, Gloria Negrete-McLeod, Beto O’Rourke, Trent Franks, Hank Johnson Deadline: NOON – TODAY, JUNE 27TH, […]

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Support Stronger Protections for Immigrant Workers; Ensure Worksite Enforcement does not undermine Labor and Civil Right

From: The Honorable Judy Chu Sent By: joleen.rivera@mail.house.gov Date: 6/18/2014 Support Stronger Protections for Immigrant Workers; Ensure Worksite Enforcement does not undermine Labor and 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. Cosigners: […]

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Stand Up for Detained Immigrants

From: The Honorable Lucille Roybal-Allard Sent By: matt.lee@mail.house.gov Date: 6/2/2014 Sign a letter to DHS Secretary Johnson on detention reform Dear Colleague: One of the costliest and most harmful aspects of our nation’s broken immigration system is our needless overreliance on immigration detention.  Each year, almost 400,000 immigrants are locked up at a cost to the […]

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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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