The Senate debate on immigration reform has begun! The Senate Judiciary Committee began
consideration of Senator Specter’s (R-PA) draft bill (“Chairman’s Mark”) on Thursday, March 2 and
will continue reviewing and revising the bill on March 8, 9 and 16. The Chairman’s Mark has some
very serious problems, including not providing a path to citizenship for 11 million undocumented
immigrants, creating a permanent caste of second class workers, and limiting due process and
IT IS IMPORTANT THAT YOUR SENATORS HEAR FROM YOU! CALL YOUR SENATORS ON
THURSDAY, MARCH 9 and urge passage of a realistic, humane comprehensive bill that contains a
path to earned citizenship for the undocumented population, extends labor rights and protections to all workers, reunites families, and does not limit judicial review and due process. It is especially
important to call if your Senator is on the Judiciary Committee!
You can contact your Senators’ offices through the Senate switchboard: (202) 224-3121.
Toll Free: (888) 355-3588 (Note: This toll free number may change without notice.)
You can also find contact information for your Senators here:
A list of Senators who serve on the Judiciary Committee can be found here:
For updates and more information, please visit http://www.cirnow.org/