Advocate for the New Way Forward Act
Contact your elected representatives
How to support:
Using the “Contact Reps” widget on this page, enter your zip code to find your representatives.
When you see the screen that says “send message”, simply copy and paste the letter below (feel free to customize as you see fit!).
Select “Immigration” under “select a topic”.
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Enter your address to confirm that you are a constituent of these elected representatives.
You will get an email to confirm your email address so your elected rep can reply to your letter. Make sure to verify your email!
Hi, my name is ______ and I am your constituent. I am writing to ask you to cosponsor the New Way Forward Act, which would dismantle the harmful policies that unjustly criminalize, incarcerate, deport and separate immigrant families. The bill would bring much needed relief and repair to communities disproportionately harmed by our nation’s overzealous and unfair immigration enforcement laws.
It was through the hard organizing work of grassroots, immigrants, first time voters, Asian, Latinx, Indigenous, Black, brown and historically disenfranchised Americans that helped to deliver our country the historic Biden-Harris administration. Forging us a new way forward. Now, we have the vested opportunity to repeal decades old policies that have devastated these very same communities and leaders and a responsibility to undo the damage inflicted by the previous administration’s policies that fueled mass expansion in federal immigration prisons and widespread abuses.
We cannot allow our fellow and future Americans to wait for justice; it’s time to envision our communities free of mass criminalization and deportation. We must root out deep, systemic problems of racism and xenophobia that permeate our immigration and criminal legal system. We must ensure the new administration delivers on their promise of leading us towards unity, healing and rebuilding our nation back stronger. And a #NewWayForward is only possible together.
I urge you to stand on the right side of history, take action today and cosponsor the New Way Forward Act! Thank you for taking time to read my email.
If you would like more information about the bill, please visit: http://immigrantjusticenetwork.org/newwayforward