To: The United States House of Representatives and The United States Senate

Tell Congress: Oppose the RAISE Act

The RAISE Act would cut legal immigration in half by reducing the number of extended family members of U.S. citizens from emigrating to the United States. This legislation goes against our nation’s longstanding values of family and diversity, and I urge you to vote against it.

Why is this important?

Republican Senators David Perdue and Tom Cotton have introduced legislation that viciously attacks our family-based legal immigration system. Backed by President Trump, the RAISE Act aims to cut legal immigration of extended family members by half – in addition to slashing the number of refugees we accept and eliminating the diversity visa lottery.

This is an extremist proposal that would prevent families from reuniting and go against our nation’s core values. Stand with National Immigration Law Center and urge Congress to vote against the RAISE Act.


Reasons for signing

  • This great nation is founded and built by immigrants and their families. Family is MERIT!
  • I oppose this law, as a republican, because it will leave families separated without any lawful way to join together again. Immigration should improve the lives of all americans and this law makes it impossible for parents to ever immigrate to the U.S.
  • I won't allowed you to cut those families apart, Do you hear me Congress,