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Filed under: UAFA — Julie Kruse @ 10:34 am
Dan Maffei, a freshman Democrat from New York’s 25th District, has become the 120th House member to cosponsor the Uniting American Families Act.
Maffei’s cosponsorship brings the number of cosponsors on the House Judiciary Committee, the committee of jurisdiction over immigration bills, to 17 out of the 24 Democrats on the committee. Legislation needs 21 votes to be passed out of this committee.
UAFA has more cosponsors in the House than any other piece of immigration legislation.
Immigration Equality wants to give a huge shout out to all of the grassroots – you – who are so critical to bringing new supporters such as Rep. Maffei to UAFA. When we visit offices on capitol hill, they usually say, “we’ve heard a lot on this issue from constituents” – which makes them much more interested in and likely to become active supporters. You are setting the stage for UAFA’s ultimate success! Thank you!
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