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Immigration Reform - What You Can Do To Make It Happen

WHEN is immigration reform going to happen?  My response is always the same, when YOU make it happen. That is right, YOU!  Senators and Congressman make the law, but they make the law based upon the demands of the people, and you are one of the people they listen too.

Did you know that regardless of your immigration status, you were counted in the census, and that a seat in Congress was apportioned to YOU.  That means that the congressman and senators in Washington (and at the state level) are there because you counted and that they are your representatives regardless of your immigration status.  They are accountable to you.  No one should be afraid to call their congressman or senator, and certainly not if they are undocumented.

Actually, its pretty simple.  Call 202-224-3121 for the Capitol Switchboard.  Ask to speak to your Senator (for Georgia this is Senators Isakson and Chambliss).  Or, ask to speak to your Congressman.  You can locate who your congressman is by going to this …

Georgians Want Immigration Reform, Now!

Over the last two weeks, Harper Polling, a Republican Organization, and Public Policy Polling, a Democratic organization, jointly conducted polls at the request for a Partnership for a New American Economy, on the Gang of 8 Immigration Reform Proposal in 29 states across the Country, including here in Georgia.  To no one's surprise, the poll found that a large majority of Georgia voters support the bill currently in Congress and are more likely to support our leaders who vote for it!  Here’s what theyfound:
There is overwhelming bipartisan support for the bill. 61% of Georgians support the bill in the Senate, S. 744. Support for the bill cuts across party lines in GeorgiaVoters will reward their leaders in Washington who support the immigration reform plan. In Georgia, 61% of voters said they are MORE likely to support a leader who votes for this legislation!A path to legality receives strong support across the board.  In Georgia 78% of Georgians support the immigration plan that e…