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9/20: National Call-In Day to STOP Congress from Passing Anti-Immigrant Bills!

by Lee Siu Hin - Immigrant Solidarity Network Wednesday, Sep. 20, 2006 at 3:32 PM
info@ImmigrantSolidarity.org (213)403-0131 Los Angeles, CA. USA

On Wednesday September 20, we urge you to CALL, FAX AND MAIL your elected officials, SAY NO TO THE RACIST ANTI-IMMIGRANT BILLS!

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9/20: Action Alert! National Call-In Day to STOP Congress
from Passing Anti-Immigrant Bills!

September 20 National Call-In Day!


National Immigrant Solidarity Network

On Wednesday September 20, the U.S. House will be discuss and voting several racist anti-immigrant legislation (see above). After last week the passage of last week's (9/14) Secure Fence Act of 2006 H.R. 6061 (The Final Vote Rall Call). The anti-immigrant forces in Washington D.C. want to push their enforcement-only immigrant bills (see above) before November election. First House votes, then the Senate vote, and the possbility push for Conference Committee and finalize the Bill for President Bush to sign. Therefore, we need to waste no time to mobilize to stop it!

On Wednesday September 20, we urge you to CALL, FAX AND MAIL your elected officials, SAY NO TO THE RACIST ANTI-IMMIGRANT BILLS:

H.R. 4844 - Federal Election Integrity Act of 2006 ("Voter ID bill")
H.R. 6089 - Illegal Immigrant Deterrence Act
H.R. 6090 - Immigration Enforcement Act
H.R. 6091 - Border Security Enhancement Act


Talking Point (by: New American Opportunity Campaign)

"Congress should stop the piecemeal, enforcement-only approach to immigration reform. I support a comprehensive bill that reunites families, legalizes the undocumented population, and provides future immigrants with a safe and legal way to live and work in the U.S."

or we'll not vote for you at the November election!


To find your House members, please visit the following site:

http://www.house.gov/writerep/


Here's the suggest key members to call

Background Information About
H.R. 4844, H.R. 6089, H.R. 6090 H.R. 6091

9/18: Congress Aims to Require Voter ID H.R. 4844

9/19: Analysis of H.R. 6089, H.R. 6090 and H.R. 6091
Immigrant Legal Resource Center

9/14: Immigration Policy Update
National Immigration Forum

9/14: CLEAR Act on House agenda; information and ideas
National Immigration Forum

9/15: URGENT: Stop U.S. Authorization of Indefinite Detention
Center for Constitutional Rights

National Council of La Raza
http://www.nclr.org

National Immigration Forum
http://www.immigrationforum.org

New American Opportunity Campaign
http://www.cirnow.org

National Network of Immigrant & Refugee Rights
http://www.NNIRR.org


U.S.-Mexico border fencing passes House - again
Republican Congress votes to build wall of shame


September 15, 2006
National Immigrant Solidarity Network

 

The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday (9/14) voted in favor of building a fence along portions of the border with Mexico, the Secure Fence Act (H.R. 6061), this is no doubt a racist anti-immigrant bill, the vote had more to do with election year politics than solving immigration issues.

The Republican-written bill, approved on a vote of 283-138, calls for construction of about 700 miles of fence along the 2,000-mile border with Mexico, includes:

- 361 miles from Calexico, California to Douglas, Arizona
- 176 miles from Laredo to Brownsville, Texas
- 51 miles from Del Rio to Eagle Pass, Texas
- 88 miles from El Paso, Texas to Columbus, New Mexico
- 22 miles in Tecate, California near San Diego

The anti-immigrant forces in the Congress, understand they cannot finalize the anti-immigrant legislation to become the law this year, so they are trying to appeal to the "fears" of people, the measure was a charade designed to help Republicans ahead of the November 7 elections.

National Immigrant Solidarity Network will call for a conference call very soon to discuss the strategies how we can responds to this before the November election.

Please stay turned!


Latest Immigrant News

9/19: Suggest Lists to Call

By National Immigrant Solidarity Network

Here's the calling list of House and Senate members we consider crutial for the immigrant vote.

9/18: Congress Aims to Require Voter ID H.R. 4844

By anonymous

This week (9/20 Wed and 9/21 Thurs), the House of Representatives is poised to consider the "Voter ID bill" H.R. 4844, the Federal Election Integrity Act of 2006....

9/19: Analysis of H.R. 6089, H.R. 6090 and H.R. 6091

By Immigrant Legal Resource Center

The House Republican leadership is at it again. Unwilling to fix our broken immigration system, they instead are focusing on moving through the House of Representatives several measures that will only lead to more dysfunction....

9/18: Action Alert! STOP Congress Aims to Require Voter ID! And Other Racist Anti-Immigrant Bills!

By National Immigrant Solidarity Network

At the coming week, the U.S. House will be discuss and voting several racist anti-immigrant legislation....

9/14: Immigration Policy Update

By National Immigration Forum

After their August recess, members of Congress are putting in an appearance in Washington before leaving again to campaign. Their presence in Washington, however, does not mean that they are taking a break from campaigning. We can expect the House Republican leadership to offer a number of anti-immigrant proposals in the next few weeks...

9/15: URGENT: Stop U.S. Authorization of Indefinite Detention

By Center for Constitutional Rights

Will the U.S. authorize indefinite detention - without any possibility of judicial review - for anyone labeled an "enemy combatant"? Even if those people are actually innocent?

9/14: CLEAR Act on House agenda; information and ideas

By National Immigration Forum

Over the next two weeks, the U.S. House of Representatives will take up a variety of immigration-related bills. The CLEAR Act will be one of those; we do not know when exactly it will come up....

9/15: Immigration raid cripples Ga. town

By RUSS BYNUM, Associated Press

This Georgia community of about 1,000 people has become little more than a ghost town since Sept. 1, when federal agents began rounding up illegal immigrants....

  More Past News..

Please Read!

September 2006 U.S. Immigrant Alert! Newsletter

September 2006 ISN News Alert!

By National Immigrant Solidarity Network


9/13 URGENT! House Will Vote on Secure Fence Act Soon!
Your Action Is Needed!

House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) and Homeland Security Chairman Peter King (R-NY) today announced that the Secure Fence Act (H.R. 6061) see the statement from Boehner and King below. Despite the massive protest from the community and the activists, the anti-immigrant forces in D.C. want to continue to push for their racist bill!

King's Bill: http://www.immigrantsolidarity.org/Documents/KINGNY_086_xml.pdf

Please call, FAX, write your House members to oppose the House Secure Fence Act (H.R. 6061)

To find your House members, please visit the following site:

http://www.house.gov/writerep/

>> Read More
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National Immigrant Solidarity Network
No Immigrant Bashing! Support Immigrant Rights!

webpage: http://www.ImmigrantSolidarity.org
mail: info@ImmigrantSolidarity.org
New York: (212)330-8172
Los Angeles: (213)403-0131
Washington D.C.: (202)595-8990

Please consider making a donation to the important work of National Immigrant Solidarity Network

Send check pay to:
National Immigrant Solidarity Network/AFGJ


and mail to:
ActionLA / The Peace Center
8124 West 3rd Street, Suite 104
Los Angeles, California 90048
(All donations are tax deductible)

*to join the immigrant Solidarity Network daily news litserv, send e-mail to: isn-subscribe@lists.riseup.net
or visit: http://lists.riseup.net/www/info/isn

*a monthly ISN monthly Action Alert! listserv, go to webpage http://lists.riseup.net/www/info/isn-digest


Please join our following listservs:
Asian American Labor Activism Alert! Listserv, send-e-mail to: api-la-subscribe@lists.riseup.net
or visit: http://lists.riseup.net/www/info/api-la


NYC Immigrant Alert!: New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania areas immigrant workers information and alerts, send e-mail to: nyc-immigrantalert-subscribe@lists.riseup.net
or visit: http://lists.riseup.net/www/info/nyc-immigrantalert


US-Mexico Border Information: No Militarization of Borders! Support Immigrant Rights! send e-mail to: Border01-subscribe@yahoogroups.com
or visit: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Border01/
 
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