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H.R. 2029: To provide that individuals who are beneficiaries of deferred action, deferred enforced departure, or temporary protected status shall be treated in the same manner as citizens of the United States for purposes of determining the eligibility of such individuals to serve as officers or employees of Congress.

Here’s how to call or write Congress about this bill

We’ll walk you through the process of writing or calling your representative and senators in Congress about H.R. 2029. But before we can help, we need to know where you call home so we can figure out who represents you.

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General tips

Your representative and senators were elected by you and upwards of a million to tens of millions of your fellow Americans, but by law they each only have a small team of correspondents on staff to read and respond to all of their mail.

Be patient and respectful to the staff member you reach — you want them on your side, don’t you?

The way to stand out is to provide a brief but specific personal story about how this bill would affect your life. If you don’t have a personal story, you may want to write or call about a different topic.

Do they want to hear from you? Yes! They need your support next election. But that doesn’t mean you’ll change their mind. On hot issues, their vote is often already made up. But on other issues, you could be their first constituent to weigh in.