Block the TPS amnesty bill

Please block a vote on S. 636, the Venezuela Temporary Protected Status Act of 2019.

S. 636, the Venezuela Temporary Protected Status Act is a bad bill that will encourage Venezuelans to come to the U.S. illegally. Moreover, recent court cases have shown that TPS is anything but temporary. Its passage would only make our TPS problem worse.

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I wish you had not voted to scrap per-country caps

I cannot understand your vote in favor of H.R. 1004. According to the Congressional Research Service, “shorter wait times for LPR status might actually incentivize greater numbers of nationals from India, China, and the Philippines to seek employment-based LPR status. If that were to occur, the reduction in the number of approved petitions pending might be short-lived. In addition, absent a per-country ceiling, a handful of countries could conceivably dominate employment-based immigration, possibly benefitting certain industries that employ foreign workers from those countries, at the expense of foreign workers from other countries and other industries that might employ them.”

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It’s time to end the border crisis: Demand a vote on H.R. 3056!

I’m shocked that the House has yet to vote on H.R. 3056, the Border Crisis Supplemental Appropriations Act, to deal with the ongoing border crisis. I urge you to demand an immediate floor vote on this badly needed spending package! This crisis has gone on long enough, and it’s time for Congress to act!

Greg Raven, Apple Valley, CA