Support the OTA!

Please vote yes on the Takano-Esty-Foster-Langevin-Lieu-Luján Amendment to restore funding to the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) in Fiscal Year 2018.

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Original Cosponsor Opportunity: The Restoring Identity and Dignity Act

Please join us in taking an important step to ensure that people who leave prison have the tools they need to prosper by cosponsoring the Restoring Identity and Dignity Act. In most states, many individuals are released from prison without a necessary document for
reintegrating back into the community, an ID. While most federal prisoners have assistance obtaining a Social Security card before release, many federal and state inmates have little in the way of suitable ID or the documents needed to get one when they return
home. Without official state ID, people with criminal records are often unable to find employment, secure housing, or apply for public benefits.

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The Second Chance for Service Act. Original Cosponsor Opportunity Deadline COB Wednesday

Please join us in protecting those who have protected our country. Approximately 35,000 legal permanent residents (LPRs), or green card holders, serve on active duty and 8,000 join every year. These brave men and women pledge to protect a nation they are
not full citizens of. Their service does qualify them for an expedited naturalization process. However, all veterans must pass a “good moral character” test. This is not a judgement call made by an immigration official. For honorably discharged veterans who
have committed certain felonies, the “good moral character” standard becomes an automatic bar from naturalization. Many LPRs are vulnerable to deportation under laws that eliminated any discretion and reclassified many low-level offenses as “aggravated felonies”
that prevent a non-citizen veteran from ever becoming a citizen. However, many LPRs who serve are not made aware of their right to naturalization and many have been deported believing their service automatically granted them citizenship.

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The Second Chance for Service Act. Original Cosponsor Opportunity Deadline COB TODAY!

Please join us in protecting those who have protected our country. Approximately 35,000 legal permanent residents (LPRs), or green card holders, serve on active duty and 8,000 join every year. These brave men and women pledge to protect a nation they are
not full citizens of. Their service does qualify them for an expedited naturalization process. However, all veterans must pass a “good moral character” test. This is not a judgement call made by an immigration official. For honorably discharged veterans who
have committed certain felonies, the “good moral character” standard becomes an automatic bar from naturalization. Many LPRs are vulnerable to deportation under laws that eliminated any discretion and reclassified many low-level offenses as “aggravated felonies”
that prevent a non-citizen veteran from ever becoming a citizen. However, many LPRs who serve are not made aware of their right to naturalization and many have been deported believing their service automatically granted them citizenship.

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The Second Chance for Service Act. Original Cosponsor Opportunity Deadline Tomorrow!

Please join us in protecting those who have protected our country. Approximately 35,000 legal permanent residents (LPRs), or green card holders, serve on active duty and 8,000 join every year. These brave men and women pledge to protect a nation they are
not full citizens of. Their service does qualify them for an expedited naturalization process. However, all veterans must pass a “good moral character” test. This is not a judgement call made by an immigration official. For honorably discharged veterans who
have committed certain felonies, the “good moral character” standard becomes an automatic bar from naturalization. Many LPRs are vulnerable to deportation under laws that eliminated any discretion and reclassified many low-level offenses as “aggravated felonies”
that prevent a non-citizen veteran from ever becoming a citizen. However, many LPRs who serve are not made aware of their right to naturalization and many have been deported believing their service automatically granted them citizenship.

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Original Cosponsor Opportunity: A Second Chance for Service Act

Please join us in protecting those who have protected our country. Approximately 35,000 legal permanent residents (LPRs), or green card holders, serve on active duty and 8,000 join every year. These brave men and women pledge to protect a nation they are
not full citizens of. Their service does qualify them for an expedited naturalization process. However, all veterans must pass a “good moral character” test. This is not a judgement call made by an immigration official. For honorably discharged veterans who
have committed certain felonies, the “good moral character” standard becomes an automatic bar from naturalization. Many LPRs are vulnerable to deportation under laws that eliminated any discretion and reclassified many low-level offenses as “aggravated felonies”
that prevent a non-citizen veteran from ever becoming a citizen. However, many LPRs who serve are not made aware of their right to naturalization and many have been deported believing their service automatically granted them citizenship.

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Protect Workplace Health and Safety

Please join us as cosponsors of H.R. 2428, the Accurate Workplace Injury & Illness Records Restoration Act,
and help protect worker safety on the job. This bill will restore OSHA’s injury and illness recordkeeping rule which that was struck down earlier this year via the Congressional Review Act.  

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