Become an Original Co-Sponsor of the Immigrant Detainee Legal Rights Act

From: The Honorable Bill Foster Sent By: amy.kelbick@mail.house.gov Date: 7/12/2014 Deadline to Become an Original Co-Sponsor: Today at noon Dear Colleague, We are writing to encourage you to become an original co-sponsor of the Immigrant Detainee Legal Rights Act. This important legislation will help to address one of the most egregious human rights and due process violations […]

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Hold ICE Accountable and Enforce the Will of the People

From: The Honorable Diane Black Sent By: maryanne.ludwig@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 3732 Date: 7/11/2014 Dear Colleague: Last March, President Obama signed into law the Consolidated and Continuing Appropriations Act of 2013, which contained language to defund the “illegal alien lobbyist” position within U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). This Public Advocate acted as a lobbyist for illegal aliens […]

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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: 7/11/2014 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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Cosponsor The Vulnerable Immigrant Voice Act

From: The Honorable Hakeem S. Jeffries Sent By: yvette.badu-nimako@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 4936 Date: 7/11/2014 Join Us to Provide Counsel for Unaccompanied Minors and Mentally Disabled Individuals in Detention Proceedings Dear Colleague, Please join me as a cosponsor of H.R. 4936, The “Vulnerable Immigrant Voice Act (VIVA),” a bill to provide legal representation to vulnerable unaccompanied children […]

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Urge DHS to Investigate & 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: 7/11/2014 Urge DHS to Investigate and Remedy the Systemic Problems of Mistreatment of Unaccompanied Children in CBP Custody Current Cosigners: Reps. Chu, LRA, Grijalva, Honda, McCollum, Hahn, Lee, Lowenthal, Napolitano, Clarke DEADLINE: Friday, July 18th Dear Colleague, Please join us in urging the Homeland Security Secretary, Jeh […]

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Invitation to The Washington Ireland Program’s Annual Forum

From: The Honorable Peter T. King Sent By: ryan.woodward@mail.house.gov Date: 7/10/2014 Dear Colleague, I want to draw your attention to an invitation your offices should have already received from the Washington Ireland Program (WIP). On Tuesday, July 15th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm WIP will hold its annual Congressional Forum in the Capitol Visitor Center Congressional Atrium and I urge you […]

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ICYMI: Two Articles Explaining Why the Border Crisis is a Refugee Crisis

From: The Honorable Tony Cardenas Sent By: miguel.franco@mail.house.gov Date: 7/10/2014 IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Please take a look at the two articles below, one from NYT and one an opinion piece from Foreign Policy magazine. Both articles highlight an important issue in the current humanitarian crisis. This is not about enforcing immigration laws, because these are […]

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Cosponsor The Vulnerable Immigrant Voice Act

From: The Honorable Hakeem S. Jeffries Sent By: yvette.badu-nimako@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 4936 Date: 7/9/2014 Join Us to Provide Counsel for Unaccompanied Minors and Mentally Disabled Individuals in Detention Proceedings Dear Colleague, Please join me as a cosponsor of H.R. 4936, The “Vulnerable Immigrant Voice Act (VIVA),” a bill to provide legal representation to vulnerable unaccompanied children […]

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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: 7/8/2014 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. Current […]

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Support HUBZones for all American Small Business Owners

From: The Honorable Tony Cardenas Sent By: jacqueline.eufrausino@mail.house.gov Date: 7/8/2014 Become an Original Cosponsor of a Bill That Would Ensure Equal Access for HUBZone Designations to All Tax-Paying Small Business Owners. Immigrants are nearly 50 percent more likely to start a business than native-born workers, and immigrants or their children founded more than 40 percent of […]

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