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2008

Letter Urging Congress to Reform High-Skilled Immigration Programs

2/27/2008
A letter from the Compete America coalition to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi expressing concern about the potential that Congress might consider an enforcement-only immigration bill and urging the House to consider a package of urgently needed reforms to high-skilled immigration programs.
AILA Doc. No. 08022861

Letter Voicing Strong Opposition to SAVE Act (H.R. 4088)

4/21/2008
Letter to members of the House of Representatives from the Essential Workers Immigration Coalition (EWIC), Compete America Coalition, and the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) voicing strong opposition to SAVE Act (H.R. 4088).
AILA Doc. No. 08042261

Sign-On Letter Urging that Immigration Be Addressed in the Final Presidential Debate

10/14/2008
Sign-on letter from 30 civil rights and immigrant advocacy organizations urging CBS Producers to address immigration in the final presidential debate.
AILA Doc. No. 08101660

Sign-On Letter to Congress In Support of Visa Recapture Bill (H.R. 5882)

9/9/2008
Sign-on letter from the Compete America coalition, signed by CEOs and Presidents of 84 US companies, urging the House and Senate to pass H.R. 5882, a bill to recapture immigrant visas lost to bureaucratic delays.
AILA Doc. No. 08091067

Sign-on Letter to HHS Requesting that HIV be Taken off List of Communicable Diseases

8/12/2008
A sign-on letter from AILA and other interested organizations urging Secretary Mike Leavitt of HHS to remove HIV from the agency’s lists of communicable diseases of public health significance, which renders individuals inadmissible.
AILA Doc. No. 08082866

Sign-On Letter to the Democratic Platform Committee

7/24/2008
Text of a sign-on letter from 18 civil rights, labor, and immigrant advocacy organizations urging the Democratic Platform Committee to make comprehensive immigration reform a central plank of the Party’s 2008 platform.
AILA Doc. No. 08072466

Sign-On Letter to the Republican Platform Committee

7/24/2008
Text of a sign-on letter from 18 civil rights, labor, and immigrant advocacy organizations urging the Republican Platform Committee to make comprehensive immigration reform a central plank of the Party’s 2008 platform.
AILA Doc. No. 08072465

Sign-On Letter Urging House Members to Change EB Green Card System

7/17/2008
Sign-on letter from 130 U.S. employers, education institutions, immigrant advocacy groups, and trade associations to all members of the House of Representatives urging them to enact three bills this year that would make incremental and needed changes to the employment-based (EB) green card system.
AILA Doc. No. 08071860

AILA Letter to DOL Regarding Right to Counsel

6/4/2008
A letter from AILA to the Secretary of Labor expressing the association's deep concerns regarding the content and implications of the recent press release and Q&A with respect to audits of the labor certification applications filed by one particular law firm.
AILA Doc. No. 08060430

Sign-On Letter On Provisions of Medical Care to Immigration Detainees

5/15/2008
A sign-on letter from 18 civil rights, religious, and advocacy organizations to DHS Secretary Michael Chertoff expressing concern over the provision of medical care to immigration detainees.
AILA Doc. No. 08060365

Letter on Proceedings Surrounding Agriprocessors Raid

5/22/2008
A letter from Kathleen Campbell Walker and Jeanne Butterfield to Attorney General, Michael Mukasey and Department of Homeland Security, Secretary, Michael Chertoff regarding proceedings before, and in the aftermath of, the ICE raid on Agriprocessors, Inc. on 5/22/08.
AILA Doc. No. 08052259

Letter to District Court Chief Judge on Proceedings Surrounding Agriprocessors Raid

5/19/2008
A letter from Kathleen Campbell Walker and Jeanne Butterfield to the Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Iowa regarding proceedings before, and in the aftermath of, the ICE raid on Agriprocessors, Inc. on 5/15/08.
AILA Doc. No. 08051965

Sign-On Letter to House Requesting Hearings on DHS Border Practices

5/1/2008
A sign-on letter from 42 organizations to the House Judiciary Committee requesting hearings on the DHS practice of searching and seizing digital information, and electronic devices at the U.S. borders. Letters were also sent to Senate Judiciary, and the House and Senate Homeland Security Committees.
AILA Doc. No. 08050265

Letter from AILA to the House Opposing Deportation-Only Proposals

3/4/2008
Letter from AILA President Kathleen Campbell Walker to members of the House of Representatives outlining AILA’s strong opposition to recently introduced deportation-only proposals that mandate immediate implementation of and universal participation in an electronic employment verification system.
AILA Doc. No. 08030574

Sign-On Letter to the House Expressing Strong Opposition to SAVE Act

2/14/2008
A sign-on letter from 40 civil rights, religious, and immigrant advocacy organizations to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi expressing strong opposition to the Secure America through Verification and Enforcement Act, or SAVE Act (H.R. 4088).
AILA Doc. No. 08021466

Sign-On Letter from EWIC to Congress Opposing the “SAVE” Act

2/12/2008
A letter from the Essential Workers Immigration Coalition, signed by over 35 business and immigrant advocacy organizations, voicing their strong concerns with the Secure America through Verification and Enforcement Act, the “SAVE” Act (H.R. 4088/S. 2368).
AILA Doc. No. 07120665

Sign-On Letter to USCIS about Naturalization Processing Delays

1/17/2008
A sign-on letter from over 30 national and 150 state/local organizations to USCIS Director Dr. Emilio Gonzalez expressing deep concern about delays in naturalization processing and urging USCIS to take whatever measures may be necessary to alleviate the backlog and to ensure prompt processing.
AILA Doc. No. 08011766
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