From CAPS today (first action item):
ACTION ALERT - Do you agree backdoor citizenship is a bad idea?
Help stop the ENLIST Act amnesty!
Ask your Representative to oppose the HR 60 amnesty!
HR 60 would give Legal Permanent Residence (LPR) status to those who entered
the U.S. illegally at age 15 or younger and have been continually present in
the U.S. since 2013 if they join the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, or Coast
Guard. They would then be on a fast track to citizenship.
There are a number of problems with this approach. First, like all
amnesties, it will encourage more illegal immigration, in this case by
minors, the most vulnerable and most at risk from harm during the trip to
Second, there is no need for this legislation. Some citizens and legal
residents are now turned away when they seek to enlist because they fail to
meet entry standards.
Third, this is a risk to national security and our military personnel. Those
motivated by this enticement may not have the same commitment to serve
America. Moreover, it will be difficult to perform background checks on
someone who has been in the U.S. for just a few years.
Tell Congress to oppose the ENLIST Act, a bad immigration policy and bad
Ask your Representative to oppose the ENLIST Act, HR 60. Send a fax or an
e-mail by entering your information and clicking "submit" below. If your
Representative has already signed on as a sponsor you will see a message
that asks them to withdraw sponsorship and, instead, to oppose the HR 60
amnesty! If your Representative has not yet signed on as a sponsor the
message you see will ask them to hang tough and oppose the ENLIST Act.
Please send a fax or an e-mail by entering your information and clicking