Support Funding for Torture Treatment Centers

  From: The Honorable Susan A. Davis Sent By: armita.pedramrazi@mail.house.gov Date: 4/3/2017 Deadline: COB April 4th  Dear Colleague, Please join me in asking the Labor, Health, and Human Services Appropriations Subcommittee to increase funding for Services to Survivors of Torture through the Office of Refugee Resettlement. Torture is one of the most extreme forms of […]

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ICE and Local Police Are Not the Same Entity! Help Stop the Confusion in Our Communities!

  From: The Honorable Nydia M. Velazquez Sent By: jonathan.martinez@mail.house.gov Date: 4/3/2017 Call for Original Co-Sponsors: Closing at 3:00 p.m. on April 5, 2017 Original Co-Sponsors: Juan Vargas Endorsing Organizations: Church World Service, Service Employees International Union (SEIU)   Dear Colleague:   Given the shift in immigration enforcement priorities there is a primary issue that […]

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LAST CALL – Support Bi-Partisan request for Public Private Partnerships to Promote the Integration of Lawful Immigrants

  From: The Honorable Tony Cardenas Sent By: Katherine.Pereira@mail.house.gov Date: 4/3/2017 *This is a report language request* DEADLINE: COB TODAY   115th – Tony Cardenas, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Nanette Diaz Barragán, J. Luis Correa, Rep. Linda T. Sánchez, Darren Soto, Juan Vargas, Elijah E. Cummings, Mark Takano, Pramila Jayapal, Adam Smith, Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan, Barbara […]

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Closing Today! Support Effective Education Programs for Migrant and Seasonal Worker Students

  From: The Honorable Raul M. Grijalva Sent By: Jose.Miranda6@mail.house.gov Date: 4/3/2017 Deadline to sign extended: Monday April 3, Noon.  2016 Cosigners: Alan Grayson, Alan Lowenthal, Alcee L. Hastings, Ann Kirkpatrick, Barbara Lee, Ben Ray Luján, Beto O’Rourke, Charles B. Rangel, Corrine Brown, Danny K. Davis, Diana DeGette, Doris Matsui, Earl Blumenauer, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Filemon Vela, Frederica S. Wilson, Gwen Moore, Henry Cuellar, […]

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BRIEFING: Partnering with Muslim Community during the Trump Administration

From: The Honorable Judy Chu Sent By: Howard.Ou@mail.house.gov Date: 3/31/2017 BRIEFING: Partnering with Muslim Community during the Trump Administration Tuesday, April 4, 2017 3:00-4:00 p.m. 122 Cannon House Office Building Dear Colleague: The rise of hate incidents since the election of Donald Trump is alarming. In their latest report, the Southern Poverty Law Center details […]

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BRIEFING TOMORROW: Preventing Human Trafficking and Supporting Survivors

  From: The Honorable Donald S. Beyer, Jr. Sent By: kate.schisler@mail.house.gov Date: 4/3/2017 BRIEFING: Preventing Human Trafficking and Supporting Survivors Tuesday, April 4  12:00- 1:00 pm Cannon House Office Building Room 421 Human trafficking is fueled by root causes including poverty, discrimination, weak worker protections and restrictive immigration policies. Effective prevention efforts must include targeting […]

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Border Briefing from Border Community Leaders

  From: The Honorable Beto O’Rourke Sent By: marc.rehmann@mail.house.gov Date: 3/31/2017 Border Issues Briefing: Perspectives from Border Community Leaders Please join the Southern Border Communities Coalition for a briefing on Tuesday, April 4th from 10am-11am in 2103 Rayburn by a panel of southern border community leaders, including elected officials, law enforcement, faith and civil society representatives.  In this briefing, leaders will […]

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Improve Protections for American Workers and Visa Holders (v. 2)

  From: The Honorable Bill Pascrell, Jr. Sent By: Dylan.Sodaro@mail.house.gov Date: 3/31/2017 Improve Protections for American Workers and Visa Holders Cosponsor the H-1B and L-1 Visa Reform Act of 2017   Dear Colleagues, Please join us in closing loopholes in the H-1B and L visa programs to reduce fraud and abuse, provide protections for American […]

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Closing today: Restrict the Use of Federal Funding for Immigration Detention in FY2018

  From: The Honorable Norma J. Torres Sent By: Clay.Boggs@mail.house.gov Date: 3/31/2017 This is a programmatic and bill language request. Instructions for online submission will be provided. Deadline: COB Today Current Cosigners: Reps. Torres, Chu, Lofgren, Gutierrez, Gallego, Cárdenas, Soto, McGovern, Sánchez, Jayapal, DeSaulnier, Cummings, (Al) Green, Evans, Vargas, (Bobby) Scott, Velázquez, Moore, Norton, Watson Coleman […]

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Cosponsor the Access to Counsel Act

  From: The Honorable Pramila Jayapal Sent By: jennifer.chan@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 1006 Date: 3/30/2017 Cosponsor the Access to Counsel Act (H.R. 1006) Current Cosponsors (50): Aguilar, Barragan, Bonamici, Castor, Chu*, Cicilline, Clarke*, Connolly, Conyers*, Deutch, Ellison*, Eshoo*, Grijalva*, Gutierrez*, Hastings, Jackson Lee*, Jeffries*, Johnson (GA)*, Kildee, Kilmer*, Langevin*, Larsen*, Lawrence, Lewis, Lieu*, Lofgren*, Lujan Grisham*, […]

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