Oppose USCIS Effort to Change Casework Rules Without Congressional Consultation

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently sent out a notice to all Congressional offices announcing changes in the privacy release requirements for Congressional casework inquiries.  These procedural changes would impede caseworker capacity
to assist constituents with immigration issues. According to the announcement, an inquiry will only be reviewed by USCIS after February 15 if it:

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CLOSING TODAY: Oppose Unrelated Requirements on Critical Law Enforcement Grants

We write to encourage you to join us in sending a letter to the Department of Justice (DOJ) in opposition to the decision to add compliance with federal immigration priorities as a factor in receiving critical law enforcement grants. This year, the DOJ has
failed to release over $257 million dollars in State Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grants (Byrne JAG) across all 50 states and six U.S. territories and gave additional preference to Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) Hiring program recipients
in order to force a change in local law enforcement immigration enforcement priorities.

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CLOSING TODAY: Oppose Unrelated Requirements on Critical Law Enforcement Grants

We write to encourage you to join us in sending a letter to the Department of Justice (DOJ) in opposition to the decision to add compliance with federal immigration priorities as a factor in receiving critical law enforcement grants. This year, the DOJ has
failed to release over $257 million dollars in State Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grants (Byrne JAG) across all 50 states and six U.S. territories and gave additional preference to Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) Hiring program recipients
in order to force a change in local law enforcement immigration enforcement priorities.

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CLOSING TODAY: Oppose Unrelated Requirements on Critical Law Enforcement Grants

We write to encourage you to join us in sending a letter to the Department of Justice (DOJ) in opposition to the decision to add compliance with federal immigration priorities as a factor in receiving critical law enforcement grants. This year, the DOJ has
failed to release over $257 million dollars in State Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grants (Byrne JAG) across all 50 states and six U.S. territories and gave additional preference to Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) Hiring program recipients
in order to force a change in local law enforcement immigration enforcement priorities.

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CLOSING TOMORROW: Oppose Unrelated Requirements on Critical Law Enforcement Grants

We write to encourage you to join us in sending a letter to the Department of Justice (DOJ) in opposition to the decision to add compliance with federal immigration priorities as a factor in receiving critical law enforcement grants. This year, the DOJ has
failed to release over $257 million dollars in State Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grants (Byrne JAG) across all 50 states and six U.S. territories and gave additional preference to Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) Hiring program recipients
in order to force a change in local law enforcement immigration enforcement priorities.

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