End the School-to-Prison Pipeline

From: The Honorable Steve Cohen Sent By: craig.dulniak@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 3401 Date: 7/12/2014 Support Teacher Training to End the “School-to-Prison” Pipeline Cosponsor H.R. 3401, the Restorative Justice in Schools Act Current co-sponsors: Michael Capuano, Wm. Lacy Clay, Danny Davis, Keith Ellison, Raul Grijalva, Barbara Lee, Gregory Meeks, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Donald Payne, Janice Schakowsky, Bennie Thompson Dear […]

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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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Letter to Ugandan President Museveni: Reject “Anti-Homosexuality Bill”

From: The Honorable David N. Cicilline Sent By: elizabeth.hang@mail.house.gov Date: 7/11/2014 Deadline: COB Wednesday, January 15th Dear Colleague- In recent years, some of the global community has made major progress in the legal recognition of rights for members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) population. Unfortunately, criminal penalties, institutional discrimination, and widespread violence against the […]

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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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Amend 2008 Trafficking Law

From: The Honorable Matt Salmon Sent By: jonathan.sarager@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 5053 Date: 7/11/2014 Address the UAC Border Crisis Co-sponsor H.R. 5053: The Expedited Family Reunification Act of 2014 Dear Colleague: On June 15, 2012, during a speech in the Rose Garden, President Obama announced a unilateral administrative change in United States immigration policy. Namely, that the […]

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Stop the Advertising of E-Cigarettes to Children!

From: The Honorable Elizabeth H. Esty Sent By: Danielle.Most@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 4325 Date: 7/11/2014 Stop the Advertising of E-Cigarettes to Children! Endorsed by: American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Heart Association, the American Lung Association, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, the American Public Health Association, the American Osteopathic Association, the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids   […]

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Cosponsor H.R. 5020, Indian Tribal Self-Determination in Land Consolidation Act

From: The Honorable Steve Daines Sent By: Meghan.Marino@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 5020 Date: 7/11/2014 Cosponsor H.R. 5020, Indian Tribal Self-Determination in Land Consolidation Act Dear Colleague, As you may know, the landmark Cobell settlement made available an unprecedented sum of money for Indian Tribes to address the challenges that come with fractionated land on their reservations. Approved and funded by […]

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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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