Briefing 9/22: Latin America and the U.S. Presidential Election (v. 2)

  From: The Honorable Sam Farr Sent By: ana.sorrentino@mail.house.gov Date: 9/15/2016 Latin American Reactions to the U.S. Presidential Election Congressman Farr?s Latin America on the Rise Briefing Series Thursday, September 22nd, 2016 10:00-11:00 a.m. Congressional Meeting Room North Capitol Visitors Center   Dear Colleague: U.S.-Latin America relations are generally not a hot topic in presidential […]

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Cosponsor the Healthcare Opportunities for Patriots in Exile (HOPE) Act (v. 3)

  From: The Honorable Juan Vargas Sent By: eddie.meyer@mail.house.gov Date: 9/15/2016 Dear Colleague: Please join me by cosponsoring legislation to allow deported veterans the opportunity to temporarily parole back into the United States to seek care from a VA facility. There has been a long tradition of foreign-born soldiers who have served in the U.S. […]

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Cosponser the Naturalization at Training Sites (NATS) Act (v. 3)

  From: The Honorable Juan Vargas Sent By: eddie.meyer@mail.house.gov Date: 9/15/2016 Dear Colleague: Please join me by cosponsoring legislation helps identify active and retired non-citizen servicemembers. There has been a long tradition of foreign-born soldiers who have served in the U.S. military since the founding of the republic. Many of these individuals enlist in the […]

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Cosponsor the Immigration Courts Bail Reform Act (v. 3)

  From: The Honorable Jose E. Serrano Sent By: matthew.alpert@mail.house.gov Date: 9/15/2016 Cosponsor the Immigration Courts Bail Reform Act   Current Cosponsors (13): Serrano, Gallego, Lieu, Lawrence, Velázquez, Norton, Lofgren, Conyers, McGovern, O’Rourke, Adam Smith, Gutiérrez, Vargas Supported by: ACLU, Women’s Refugee Commission, National Immigration Law Center (NILC), Human Rights Watch, CAIR, Detention Watch Network, […]

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Cosponsor the Immigrant Veterans Eligibility Tracking System (I-VETS) Act (v. 3)

  From: The Honorable Juan Vargas Sent By: eddie.meyer@mail.house.gov Date: 9/15/2016 Dear Colleague: Please join me by cosponsoring legislation to identify non-citizen servicemembers and veterans. There has been a long tradition of foreign-born soldiers who have served in the U.S. military since the founding of the republic. Many of these individuals enlist in the military […]

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DEADLINE FRIDAY: Join Letter to Support Reauthorization of Temporary Protected Status for Ebola affected countries

  From: The Honorable Donald M. Payne, Jr. Sent By: Erika.Brown@mail.house.gov Date: 9/14/2016 DEADLINE: FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2016 at NOON Join Letter to Support Reauthorization of Temporary Protected Status for Ebola Affected Countries Current signers: Payne, Jr., Serrano, Clarke, Cicilline, Cummings, Crowley, Moore, McGovern, Velázquez Dear Colleague, Please join us in writing to express support […]

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DEADLINE TOMORROW: Join Letter to Support Reauthorization of Temporary Protected Status for Ebola affected countries

  From: The Honorable Donald M. Payne, Jr. Sent By: Erika.Brown@mail.house.gov Date: 9/15/2016 DEADLINE: TOMORROW, SEPTEMBER 16, 2016 at NOON Join Letter to Support Reauthorization of Temporary Protected Status for Ebola Affected Countries Current signers: Payne, Jr., Serrano, Clarke, Cicilline, Cummings, Crowley, Moore, McGovern, Velázquez, Jackson-Lee, Lofgren Dear Colleague, Please join us in writing to […]

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LAST CALL- Tell ICE to Expand Phone Access for Individuals in Detention Facilities

  From: The Honorable Jose E. Serrano Sent By: matthew.alpert@mail.house.gov Date: 9/14/2016 Tell ICE to Expand Phone Access for Individuals in Detention Facilities Nationwide LAST CALL- Closing COB TODAY Current Cosigners (31): Serrano, Gutiérrez, Velázquez, Adam Smith, Norton, Wasserman Schultz, Grijalva, Lofgren, Farr, McGovern, McCollum, Watson Coleman, Lieu, Schakowsky, Chu, Gallego, O’Rourke, Roybal-Allard, Ellison, Yarmuth, […]

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Empowering Local Law Enforcement Act (v. 6)

  From: The Honorable Blaine Luetkemeyer Sent By: Lucas.West@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 5853 Date: 9/14/2016 Dear Colleague: On March 8, 2016, Pablo Serrano-Vitorino was captured by police after allegedly killing five people, four in Kansas City and one near New Florence, MO. It was later found out that Serrano-Vitorino is an illegal immigrant who was previously […]

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Briefing 9/22: Latin America and the U.S. Presidential Election

U.S.-Latin America relations are generally not a hot topic in presidential elections, but this year has been an exception. Both presidential candidates have weighed in on U.S. policy toward Latin America; Donald Trump recently traveled to Mexico; and Democratic Vice Presidential candidate Tim Kaine has lived in Honduras.

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