Vote NO: H.R. 2213: The Anti-Border Corruption Reauthorization Act

On January 25, President Trump issued the Executive Order – Border Security and Immigration Enforcement Improvements that directs Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to hire 5,000 additional Border Patrol agents. To ramp up his mass deportation
agenda, legislation was introduced to weaken CBP hiring requirements. H.R. 2213, the Anti-Border Corruption Reauthorization Act will waive the polygraph test for certain CBP applicants. This legislation is set to be considered this week on the House Floor.

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Help Veterans Exposed to Toxic Burn Pits (v. 3)

We invite you to become a cosponsor of the Helping Veterans Exposed to Burn Pits Act. When our servicemen and women are called upon to serve our nation in combat, they do so at tremendous risk to their health and safety. While much attention is rightly paid
to the visible wounds of war, our veterans also suffer from numerous less visible conditions that result from exposure to the environmental hazards found in war zones.

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Co-Sponsor the Housing Fairness Act of 2017

Please join me as a cosponsor of H.R. 149, the Housing Fairness Act of 2017.  Housing is one of the most fundamental factors in determining one’s quality of life, and still millions of people cannot access decent and affordable housing. As a nation, we have
made great strides in the fight against housing discrimination since Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. led the fight almost 50 years ago. Yet, more than 4 million fair housing violations still occur each year against people of all protected classes (as determined
by the Civil Rights Act).

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Veterans, Law Enforcement, Labor, and Business Groups Support H.R. 2213

As Democrats, we reject President Trump’s border and immigration agenda which vilifies immigrant communities and puts our security at risk.  His agenda is terribly cruel, ill-informed, and misguided.  Not only does the President continue to cast a false
light on immigrants as dangerous, violent criminals but he recently released a budget that made drastic cuts to many programs including first responder support to pay for a $20 billion border wall on the Southwest border that has little chance of having a
measurable security impact.

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