The Supreme Court has allowed the Trump Muslim ban to stand pending legal challenges in various parts of the country. Meanwhile, there are bills before the House and Senate to block implementation of the ban. The House bill, H.R. 4271, was introduced by Rep. Judy Chu (D-CA-27), and has been referred to the House Judiciary Committee, the House Foreign Affairs Committee, the House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security, and the House Intelligence Committee. The Senate bill, S. 1979, was introduced by Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) and has been referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee.
1. If your MoC is a co-sponsor of the bill, thank them.
2. If your MoC is not a co-sponsor, ask them to become one, and if they are on one of the committees (links above) to which the bill has been referred, contact them and ask them to work to vote the bill forward to a full vote in the House.
3. If either of your Senators is a co-sponsor of the Senate bill, thank them.
4. If your Senator is not a co-sponsor, ask them to become one, and if they sit on the Judiciary Committee (link above), ask them to vote the bill forward for a full vote in the Senate.
Senate contact info: www.senate.gov
House contact info. www.house.gov