A sign-on letter from 55 national, and over 200 regional, state, and local organizations voicing their strong opposition to the Secure America through Verification and Enforcement Act (H.R. 4088/S. 2368).
A sign-on letter from over 60 civil rights and immigrant advocacy organizations urging the Conference Committee to ensure that there is no funding for implementation of the Real ID Act of 2005 in the final version of the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Bill, FY2008.
Letter from AILA President Kathleen Campbell Walker to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi outlining AILA’s opposition to the H-1B fee increase proposed in the Grassley-Sanders amendment to the Labor-HHS appropriations bill (H.R. 3043).
Sign-on letter from over 500 businesses, and 100 national, state and regional organizations calling on the Senate and the House of Representatives to renew the relief provision for the H-2B visa program, the “Save Our Small and Seasonal Business Act of 2007” (S. 988/H.R.1843).
Sign-on letter from Sen. Kennedy (D-MA), Sen. Lieberman (I-CT), Rep. Lofgren (D-CA), and over 90 organizations and individuals, to Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security Julie Myers requesting an opportunity to review and discuss the new immigration detention standards with ICE officials.
Letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), signed by AILA and other members of the Compete America coalition, on the need for H-1B and employment-based visa reform to be enacted this legislative session.
A sign-on letter from over 70 national and 200 state labor, business, faith-based, civil rights, and immigrant advocacy organizations, calling on Congress to pass AgJOBS (S. 340 and H.R. 371) and the DREAM Act (S. 774 and H.R. 1275).
A sign-on letter from over 60 NGOs, unions, and religious organizations urging Senators to support the DREAM Act, which will likely be offered as an amendment to the Department of Defense authorization bill (H.R. 1585) this week.
A sign-on letter from over 40 NGOs and business associations requesting DHS Secretary Chertoff and SSA Commissioner Astrue delay implementing the “Social Security No Match Letter” regulation which could take effect as early as September 4, 2007.
A sign-on letter from 90 NGOs, unions, and religious organizations urging members of Congress to vote against an amendment introduced by Senator Alexander (R-TN) to the DHS Appropriations bill (H.R. 2638) that would have made $300 million available to states to carry out the Real ID Act.
Sign-on letter from NGOs, including AILA, to members of the Senate in support of the Levin-Brownback amendment (division XX, p. 291) to S. 1639. The amendment would protect Iraqi refugees fleeing persecution based upon their membership in minority religious groups.
Sign-on letter to members of the Senate urging support for the Clinton-Hagel-Menendez Amendment to the Senate CIR bill (S. 1348). This amendment would modify the “immediate relative” category for family-visa petitions to include minor children and spouses of legal permanent residents.
Sign-on letter to members of the Senate urging support for the Dodd Amendment (SA 1199) to the Senate CIR bill (S. 1348). This amendment would increase the number of immigrant visas for parents of U.S. citizens and increase the length of time parents can remain in the U.S. on temporary visas.
Sign-on letter to members of the Senate urging support for the Menendez-Hagel amendment (SA 1194) to the Senate CIR bill (S. 1348). This amendment would move the cut-off date for family-based immigrant petitions from May 1, 2005, to January 1, 2007.
Sign-on letter to members of the Senate urging support for the Obama-Menendez amendment (SA 1202) to the Senate CIR bill (S. 1348). This amendment would sunset the merit-based point system after five years.
Sign-on letter from NGOs to members of the Senate in support of the Clinton-Hagel-Menendez Amendment. This amendment would to make changes to the “immediate relative” category for family-visa petitions to include minor children and spouses of legal permanent residents.
Sign-on letter from Compete America, a coalition of corporations, educators, research institutions and trade associations, urging Congress to put an end to our nation’s growing crisis in highly-skilled immigration by fixing our broken H-1B visa and employment-based (EB) green card systems this year.
Sign-on letter from over 300 organizations urging President Bush and Congress to enact workable comprehensive immigration reform. The letter briefly outlines principles for reform and clarifies the organizations’ support for a new worker visa program that provides an earned path to citizenship.
Sign-on letter from over 70 NGOs to Senators Harry Reid (D-NV) and Mitch McConnel (R-KY), and Representatives Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and John Boehner (R-OH), urging their support for legislation to restore the right of habeas corpus to non-citizens detained by the United States.