Monday, April 11, 2005

Act Now to Defeat Senate Passage of AgJOBS Amnesty and other Liberalizing Immigration Provisions

Several senators have threatened to attach amnesty and other immigration liberalizing amendments to the emergency war supplemental bill being considered by the Senate this week. Debate on the bill begins TODAY - your immediate action is crucial to defeating these open-border amendments! Visit our action alert for details.

Join the Hold Their Feet to the Fire At-Home Lobby
Even if you can't come to Washington, D.C. for the April 23-28 "Hold Their Feet to the Fire" National Drive for Immigration Reform you can still make a difference by signing up for our at-home lobbying effort! Visit our web site to sign up for the at-home lobby and we'll provide you with up to date information and tools to help you lobby your congressional delegation from home.

Still interested in coming to Washington, D.C. for the event? Visit our web site and book your spot today!

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New Cosponsors of Key Bills
The following members signed on to good immigration reform legislation this past week. Click on the bill numbers to learn more about the legislation and to send FREE faxed messages in support of these bills to your legislators. If your legislators are listed below, please follow your faxes up with phone calls to thank them.

Thank these members for supporting good reform legislation!

H.R. 1219 - Legislation to Eliminate the Diversity Visa Lottery Program

Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR)
H.R. 1438 - No Social Security for Illegal Immigrants Act of 2005
Rep. Roscoe Bartlett (R-MD)
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FAIR Press Releases

False Choice Yield False Polling Data About Immigration (April 7, 2005)
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Recent Floor Statements

On April 6, Rep. Thomas Price (R-GA) commented on Illegal Immigration
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Upcoming Events

The House Judiciary Committee Subcommittee on Immigration, Border Security, and Claims will hold an oversight hearing on "Immigration and the Alien Gang Epidemic: Problems and Solutions." When and Where: April 13, 4 p.m., 2141 Rayburn House Office Building.

The Senate Judiciary Committee Subcommittee on Immigration, Border Security and Citizenship and the Subcommittee on Terrorism, Technology, and Homeland Security will hold a joint hearing on "Strengthening Interior Enforcement: Deportation and Related Issues." When and Where: April 14, 2:30 p.m., 226 Dirksen Senate Office Building.
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