URGENT Action Alert: Call the Senate!
May 26, 2010
[*** WE DEFEATED THE AMENDMENTS! SEE UPDATE HERE!***]
URGENT ACTION ALERT
CALLS TO SENATE OFFICES NEEDED THIS MORNING!
We have just learned that the Senate is expected to vote this morning, Wednesday May 26th
on amendments to the Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act, HR 4899.
These amendments address detention, enforcement and border issues.
TELL DEMOCRATIC SENATORS TO VOTE NO ON THE FOLLOWING HARMFUL AMENDMENTS:
URGE THE SENATE NOT TO INCREASE DETENTION OR BORDER ENFORCEMENT
BUT RESTORE FAIRNESS AND JUSTICE TO THE IMMIGRATION DETENTION & DEPORTATION SYSTEM
1. Call these target Democratic Senator(s) (Phone Numbers Below) or click here for a full list.
2. Tell them:
You OPPOSE Cornyn Amendment #4202 which adds enforcement personnel, 3,300 new detention beds, and National Guard to the Southern Border;
You OPPOSE McCain Amendment #4214 to add 6,000 more National Guard to the Southern Border; and
You OPPOSE Kyl Amendment #4228 which fully funds Operation Streamline at the Southern Border