Select legislation: 116th Congress

Legislation we support

SummaryHouse billStatusSenate billStatusComments
Immigration:
Provides a path to citizenship for DACA and TPS recipients
H.R. 6Passed House: See vote here (aye vote good)S. 874, S. 879Introduced in Senate: See cosponsors for
S. 874,
S. 879 (we support cosponsoring)
Immigration:
Restricts immigration enforcement at churches, schools, hospitals and other sensitive locations
H.R. 1011 Introduced; See cosponsors (we support cosponsoring) S. 2097 Introduced; See cosponsors (we support cosponsoring)
Border wall:
Removes the administration’s ability to waive all federal and local laws to build border barriers
H.R. 1232Passed committee; See cosponsors
Central America:
Authorizes money to decrease and deter violence against women and children in Central America
H.R. 2836Passed House as part of another bill
Climate change:
Keeps the U.S. in the Paris climate agreement
H.R. 9Passed House; See vote here (aye vote good)S. 1743Introduced in Senate; See cosponsors (we support cosponsoring)
Climate change:
Funds the Green Climate Fund to assist communities harmed by climate change
H.R. 4986Introduced; See cosponsors (we support cosponsoring)
Climate change:
Directs U.S. government agencies to achieve a 100% clean economy by 2050
H.R. 5221Introduced; See cosponsors (we support cosponsoring)
Mass incarceration:
Allows judges to consider reducing a sentence after an individual has served at least 10 years
S. 2146Introduced; See cosponsors (we support cosponsoring)
Mass incarceration:
Restores access to Pell Grants for incarcerated students
H.R. 2168Introduced; See cosponsors (we support cosponsoring) S. 1074 Introduced; See cosponsors (we support cosponsoring)
Militarized policing:
Prohibits the transfer of military weapons and equipment to local law enforcement
H.R. 1714Introduced; See cosponsors (we support cosponsoring)
Nigeria:
Calls for credible, transparent and safe elections in Nigeria
H. Con. Res. 4Introduced; See cosponsors (we support cosponsoring) S. Con. Res. 1Passed Senate by unanimous consent, 2/14/19
Global nutrition:
Addresses maternal and child malnutrition
H. Res. 189Approved for consideration by full House; not scheduled. See cosponsors (we support cosponsoring)S. Res. 260Passed Senate committee 12/18/19; See cosponsors (we support cosponsoring)
Democratic Republic of the Congo: Ebola Eradication ActH.R. 3085Introduced; See cosponsors (we support cosponsoring)S. 1340Passed Senate by unanimous consent, 9/23/19
Global health:
Supporting the Global Fund to fight AIDS, tuberculosis (TB) and malaria
H. Res. 517Passed House by voice vote 12/3/19S. Res. 318Passed Senate by unanimous consent, 12/2/19
Peace on the Korean Peninsula: Calls for a formal end to the Korean WarH. Res. 152Introduced; See cosponsors (we support cosponsoring)
Palestine and Israel: Prohibits U.S. funds from supporting the military detention of children H.R. 2407Introduced; See cosponsors (we support cosponsoring)

Legislation we oppose

Summary House billStatusSenate billStatusComments
Immigration:
Removes many protections for people seeking safety in the U.S.
S. 1494Passed committee; See cosponsors (we oppose the bill so do not favor cosponsoring)
Palestine and Israel: Opposes the use of economic boycotts to address concerns with Israeli policiesH. Res. 246Passed House 7/23/19; See vote here (nay vote good)
Middle East: Opposes boycotts, strengthens military cooperation with Israel and Jordan, increases sanctions on SyriaS. 1Passed Senate 2/5/19; See vote here (nay vote good)