Change happens in numbers.
We would love it if you took the time to write an email to your local congress and demand deported veterans have a pathway to citizenship.
Here is a sample letter to get you started.
Re: Co-sponsor the Veteran Service Recognition Act
Dear [Congress Member's Name],
Dear Senator/Representative _________________,
I am writing to urge you to co-sponsor the Veteran Service Recognition Act, H.R. 4569, a bill that would support members of the Armed Services to become citizens and create opportunities for deported veterans to return home.
For over 200 years, Congress has repeatedly passed laws to encourage noncitizens to join the military by expediting their road to citizenship—with bipartisan support. Unfortunately, these laws are not enough. In recent years, thousands of veterans have been deported from the nation they swore to protect.
I am a constituent. I care about this issue because