That's the Statue of Liberty Scratching Her Head
Weird how this land of (mostly) immigrants keeps debating whether we’re a land of immigrants.
Like, by 50%.
The bill would also limit pathways for family members, end the diversity visa program, prioritize English speakers, and cap refugee admissions at 50,000 per year (for perspective, there are currently 65 million refugees and displaced people worldwide).
So in a nutshell, no: we’re not surprised that Stephen Miller and Steve Bannon had a hand in drafting this.
How to help make sure the RAISE Act never becomes law
Tell your member of Congress they shouldn’t give an inch on this bill: 202.224.3121.
Sign the National Immigration Law Center's petition opposing the RAISE Act.
Connect with and support the groups defending immigrants and refugees:
United We Dream
Immigrant Legal Resource Center
Council on American Islamic Relations
Islamic Society of North America
National Council of La Raza
Desis Rising Up and Moving
Asian American Justice Center
National Immigration Project
Black Alliance for Just Immigration
Make the Road
National Day Laborer Organizing Network
New York Immigration Coalition
National Domestic Workers Alliance
National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights