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Action Alert — May 18, 2017

Breaking News out of DC! Today, the House Judiciary Committee will consider a package of bills that are cruel, costly and ineffective “enforcement-only” immigration strategy. The three bills up for debate will: Create a massive, militarized federal deportation force that will target thousands more people with longstanding ties to the United States; Force local law enforcement […]

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Action Alert — May 17, 2017

Happy Advocacy Wednesday, We have TWO action items on the agenda for today.  1.       As you may know, the Trump administration is considering ending Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haitians, rather than extending the program.  AILA has expressed grave concerns regarding this prospect and has called on DHS to do the right thing and extend […]

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Action Alert — May 3, 2017

Thanks for your all your hard work in emailing your elected officials opposing the President’s funding request for more deportation agents, increasing detention beds, and the construction of the border wall.  Collectively we sent close to 3,800 messages to 94 Senators and 275 House Representatives! Today the House passed legislation  on a 309-118 vote to […]

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Action Alert — May 3, 2017

Happy Advocacy Wednesday! So there is some good news coming out of Springfield this AM.  The IL TRUST Act should be coming back before the Senate Executive Committee this afternoon, with a likely floor vote Thursday or Friday.  We need your help to get the Senators to vote in favor of the bill.  We ask […]

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Action Alert — April 19, 2017

Happy Advocacy Wednesday! Amazing!  With your help last week AILA sent more than 2,000 messages telling Congress to halt funding for President Trump’s extravagant funding request for billions of dollars on a massive enforcement plan that includes an unnecessary and wasteful border wall, more deportation agents, and more detention beds.  Negotiations are happening this week […]

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