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  • AILA Fast4Reform (12/5/2013)
    On Tuesday, 12/10/13, hundreds of AILA members and staff will take part in a 24 hour fast to urge the House of Representatives to pass immigration reform this year. Sign up to be a part of AILA’s Fast for Reform.
    AILA Doc. No. 13120542.
  • Sign-On Letter Calling for TPS for the Philippines(536 KB - 11/26/2013)
    A 11/26/13 letter to Acting Secretary Rand Beers of DHS from 141 organizations calling for a temporary protected status (TPS) designation for the Philippines.
    AILA Doc. No. 13112641.
  • Background on TPS and Potential Philippines Designation(659 KB - 11/14/2013)
    Background information about the situation in the Philippines and Temporary Protected Status (TPS) generally.
    AILA Doc. No. 13111447.
  • November/December 2013 Advocacy Toolkit(604 KB - 11/5/2013)
    A toolkit to help AILA members make the best use of the numerous in-district work days members of the House of Representatives will be enjoying over the last months of the year. The toolkit includes a one pager on the politics of reform, cheat sheet on lobbying, and tips on attending a town hall.
    AILA Doc. No. 13110544.
  • AILA Summary of Alien Accountability Act of 2003(689 KB - 10/30/2013)
    Summary of a 2003 bill, H.R. 3651, introduced by Rep. Issa (R-CA). This bill is seemingly similar to a bill that Rep. Issa announced he would introduce in this Congress which would offer six years of legal status for most undocumented immigrants, but would not include a road to citizenship.
    AILA Doc. No. 13103044.
  • AILA-AIC Section-by-Section Summary of H.R. 15(1356 KB - 10/4/2013)
    AILA-AIC section-by-section summary of H.R. 15, “The Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act,” introduced in the House on 10/2/13.
    AILA Doc. No. 13100462.
  • Democrats Introduce Comprehensive Bill (10/2/2013)
    A summary of the 10/02/13 press conference held by Democratic leaders from the House of Representatives announcing their introduction of a comprehensive immigration reform bill modeled after the successful bipartisan Senate bill, S.744
    AILA Doc. No. 131002.
  • DREAM Act Section Summary in S.744(664 KB - 9/25/2013)
    AILA/AIC Summary of Section 2103, “The DREAM Act,” in Senate bill S.744, the “Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act.”
    AILA Doc. No. 13092544.
  • AILA Section-by-Section Summary of the SAFE Act (H.R. 2278)(919 KB - 9/25/2013)
    AILA section-by-section summary of H.R. 2278, the Strengthen and Fortify Enforcement Act, introduced on 6/6/13 and passed out of the House Judiciary Committee on 6/18/13.
    AILA Doc. No. 13092541.
  • August 2013 Congressional Recess Toolkit(685 KB - 8/8/2013)
    This advocate Toolkit will prepare you to be an effective advocate for immigration reform during the August 2013 Congressional Recess. The Toolkit includes information on scheduling lobby visits, preparing for town halls, working with the media, and engaging coalition partners.
    AILA Doc. No. 13080843.
  • Call Your Representative Graphic (8/8/2013)
    A downloadable and shareable graphic urging constituents to call their Representatives in support of immigration reform.
    AILA Doc. No. 13080841.
  • AILA’s Take on The SAFE Act (H.R. 2278) (Updated 7/25/13)(362 KB - 7/25/2013)
    AILA’s take on H.R. 2278, the Strengthen and Fortify Enforcement Act (SAFE), introduced by Rep. Gowdy (R-SC) on 6/6/13.
    AILA Doc. No. 13061750.
  • AILA’s Take on House Immigration Reform (Updated 7/25/13)(2261 KB - 7/25/2013)
    AILA’s take on immigration reform efforts in the House. Ideal to use as a leave behind document for Congressional visits or as a talking point document for public speaking opportunities.
    AILA Doc. No. 13072350.
  • AILA’s Take on Visa Overstays(786 KB - 7/18/2013)
    AILA’s take on visa overstays, including common situations of visa overstays and recent proposals to legislatively address the issue.
    AILA Doc. No. 13071843.
  • Summary of H.R. 1417 – Border Security Results Act of 2013(815 KB - 7/12/2013)
    AILA summary of H.R. 1417- Border Security Results Act of 2013 which passed out of House Homeland Security Committee on 5/15/13.
    AILA Doc. No. 13071248.
  • Senate Passes Immigration Reform Bill (6/27/2013)
    On 06/27/13, the Senate passed Senate bill 744, the bipartisan immigration reform bill, on a 68-32 vote.
    AILA Doc. No. 13062754.
  • AILA-AIC Draft Section-by-Section Summary of S.744 As Amended By Leahy Amendment 1183 (Corker-Hoeven)(1416 KB - 6/24/2013)
    AILA-AIC draft section-by-section summary of S.744 including changes made by Corker-Hoeven "Border Surge" Amendment (Leahy Amendment 1183) on 6/24/13.
    AILA Doc. No. 13062470.
  • Running List of Amendments to S.744 on Senate Floor(210 KB - 6/20/2013)
    Running list of amendments to S.744, brought up for a vote on the Senate Floor during debate. The list includes the amendment sponsor, amendment number, stated purpose, and vote tally.
    AILA Doc. No. 13062004.
  • Both Sides Agree on Need for Immigration Reform (6/17/2013)
    A round-up of statements made by leaders on both sides of the aisle and in the media on the need for immigration reform now.
    AILA Doc. No. 13061743.
  • AILA’s Take on Cornyn RESULTS Amendment to S.744(678 KB - 6/10/2013)
    AILA’s take on Senator Cornyn’s RESULTS Amendment to S.744.
    AILA Doc. No. 13061047.
  • What to Expect When S.744 Hits the Floor (Updated 6/10/13)(545 KB - 6/10/2013)
    This one page factsheet explains what to expect when the Senate immigration reform bill, S.744, hits the floor of the Senate the week of June 10th.
    AILA Doc. No. 13060646.
  • AILA’s Take on Legalization in S. 744(769 KB - 6/6/2013)
    AILA’s take on the legalization provisions included in S. 744 as voted out of the Senate Judiciary Committee.
    AILA Doc. No. 13060657.
  • AILA’s Take on Court Reform and Counsel Provisions in S.744(771 KB - 6/6/2013)
    AILA’s take on the court reform and counsel provisions included in S. 744 as voted out of the Senate Judiciary Committee.
    AILA Doc. No. 13060656.
  • AILA/AIC Draft Section-by-Section Summary of S.744 (Updated 6/6/13)(1003 KB - 6/6/2013)
    AILA and AIC draft section-by-section summary of S. 744 sponsored by the "Gang of Eight," with redline changes reflecting the sponsors’ amendment filed 5/1/13 and blueline changes reflecting amendments adopted by the Senate Judiciary Committee.
    AILA Doc. No. 13060650.
  • AILA’s Take on Discretion Issues in S.744(787 KB - 6/5/2013)
    AILA’s take on the discretion provisions included in S. 744 as voted out of the Senate Judiciary Committee.
    AILA Doc. No. 13060556.
  • AILA’s Take on Family Immigration in S. 744(897 KB - 6/5/2013)
    AILA’s take on the family immigration provisions included in S. 744 as voted out of the Senate Judiciary Committee.
    AILA Doc. No. 13060555.
  • AILA’s Take on Border Issues in S. 744(860 KB - 6/5/2013)
    AILA’s take on the border provisions included in S. 744 as voted out of the Senate Judiciary Committee.
    AILA Doc. No. 13060554.
  • AILA’s Take on Business Issues in S. 744(671 KB - 6/5/2013)
    A summary of the business provisions included in S. 744 as voted out of the Senate Judiciary Committee.
    AILA Doc. No. 13060553.
  • AILA Calls for Case Examples (6/5/2013)
    AILA is putting out the call for case examples to use in the immigration reform debate happening in Congress in 2013.
    AILA Doc. No. 13041707.
  • Call Your Senators Graphic (6/5/2013)
    A downloadable and shareable graphic urging constituents to call their Senators in support of S.744, immigration reform.
    AILA Doc. No. 13060550.
  • S. 744 Provisions on Crimes and National Security(854 KB - 6/5/2013)
    A summary of the strict provisions on crimes, inadmissibility, deportability, and national security included in S. 744 as voted out of the Senate Judiciary Committee.
    AILA Doc. No. 13060549.
  • AILA Positions on Selected Senate Title III Amendments(824 KB - 5/15/2013)
    AILA positions on select amendments being offered to Title III of S. 744, relating to E-Verify, Asylum, and Interior Enforcement.
    AILA Doc. No. 13051551.
  • AILA Positions on Selected Senate Title II Amendments(688 KB - 5/14/2013)
    AILA positions on select amendments being offered to Title II of S.744, relating to legalization and family-sponsored and employment-based immigration systems.
    AILA Doc. No. 13051447.
  • Select Amendments to Watch on Title IV(536 KB - 5/14/2013)
    AILA positions on 26 amendments being offered to Title IV of S.744, being debated on 5/14/13 in the Senate Judiciary Committee. AILA opposes 16 offered by Sens. Grassley (R-IA) and Sessions (R-AL) and supports eight by Sens. Hatch (R-UT), Leahy (D-VT) and Schumer (D-NY).
    AILA Doc. No. 13051462.
  • AILA/AIC Draft Section-by-Section Summary of S. 744 (Updated 5/2/13)(1269 KB - 5/2/2013)
    AILA and AIC draft section-by-section summary of S. 744 sponsored by the "Gang of Eight," with redline changes reflecting the sponsors’ amendment filed 5/1/13.
    AILA Doc. No. 13050260.
  • Call Your Senate Judiciary Member Graphics (4/25/2013)
    18 graphics to download and use to urge the public to call the 18 members of the 113th Senate Judiciary Committee and encourage them to vote in favor of immigration reform.
    AILA Doc. No. 13042542.
  • Senate Judiciary Committee Contact Information(753 KB - 4/25/2013)
    A contact list for the members of the Senate Judiciary committee in the 113th Congress. This includes D.C. office phone numbers, fax numbers, and the Senators’ Twitter handles.
    AILA Doc. No. 13042540.
  • AILA/AIC Draft Section-by-Section Summary of S. 744(1447 KB - 4/19/2013)
    AILA and AIC draft section-by-section summary of S. 744 Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act introduced by the Senate Gang of Eight on 4/16/13.
    AILA Doc. No. 13041944.
  • Outline of Senate Immigration Reform Bill(289 KB - 4/16/2013)
    A 4/16/13 17 page outline of the Senate’s Gang of Eight “Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013,” thought to be introduced the week of 4/15/13.
    AILA Doc. No. 13041603.
  • Reforming Immigration for the 21st Century: NDA Leave Behind(1093 KB - 4/2/2013)
    A four page document used during AILA’s 2013 National Day of Action to outline AILA’s priorities and principles for reforming immigration for the 21st Century.
    AILA Doc. No. 13040241.
  • AILA’s 2013 Resource Guide on Immigration(3794 KB - 4/1/2013)
    The 2013 Resource Guide on Immigration for lawmakers, AILA members, the media and other advocates to use during the immigration reform debate.
    AILA Doc. No. 13040151.
  • AILA Case Examples of Family-Based Immigration(777 KB - 3/21/2013)
    Four case examples highlighting the importance of family-based immigration as well as the barriers to family reunification. Contact AILA for more information on these stories.
    AILA Doc. No. 13032140.
  • AILA Section-by-Section Summary of Draft White House Bill Text(804 KB - 2/21/2013)
    AILA’s Section-by-Section Summary of a draft White House partial immigration reform bill posted online by the Miami Herald on 02/18/13.
    AILA Doc. No. 13022142.
  • A Question for Lawmakers on the Family and Employment Based Immigration System (2/11/2013)
    AILA asks the tough question on family and employment based visas that needs to be answered by lawmakers as they go forward in crafting any immigration reform bill.
    AILA Doc. No. 13021152.
  • A Question for Lawmakers on Border Security (2/11/2013)
    In January 2013, two separate immigration reform blueprints were released by the President and a bi-partisan group of Senators. AILA asks the tough questions that will need to be answered by lawmakers as they go forward in crafting any immigration reform bill.
    AILA Doc. No. 13021151.
  • Border Security: Moving Beyond Past Benchmarks(1873 KB - 1/30/2013)
    AILA report, Border Security: Moving Beyond Past Benchmarks, evaluates the status of border security markers in past immigration reform proposals of 2006, 2007, and 2010.
    AILA Doc. No. 13013051.
  • Factsheet on S. 47, a Bill to Reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act(861 KB - 1/30/2013)
    The National Taskforce to End Sexual and Domestic Violence Against Women factsheet on Senate Bill 47 introduced by Senator Leahy (D-VT). The bill would reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA).
    AILA Doc. No. 13013046.
  • 2012-13 Chapter Advocacy Liaisons & NDA Coordinators (1/9/2013)
    A list of the 2012-13 Advocacy Liaisons and NDA Coordinators for your Chapter. Reach out to these AILA Members for information about the National Day of Action activities for your Chapter and any other advocacy related issues. AILA Doc. No. 13010945.
    AILA Doc. No. 13010945.
 
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