Neighbor-to-Neighbor Toolkit and Resources

When Members of Congress know that their constituents care about immigrants’ rights, they vote accordingly. Establishing and nurturing relationships with your Senators  and  Representatives  is crucial to enacting immigration policies that protect and affirm the rights of immigrants, and also to stopping proposals that would negatively impact immigrant communities.

Every Senator and Representative has an office – often multiple offices – in their home state. They work from these local offices during “congressional recess,” making it convenient for your voice to be heard.

Neighbor to Neighbor visits are meetings that you and others in your community set up with your Members of Congress and/or their staff to urge them to genuinely support and stand with immigrant families and communities.

Plan your advocacy visit today using our Neighbor to Neighbor Toolkit – 2017


April 10-22, 2017 Resources

Background Explainer – Tell Congress: No Funds for Exclusionary, Enforcement Only Policies

Call-in Action Alert

Leave this “ask” sheet behind in Congressional Offices!

See a list of town halls and other opportunities to meet with your member of Congress face to face: Town Hall Project 2018.

State-by-State Fact Sheets with Immigration Statistics

What would you spend $3 billion on?


The following are useful resources to either learn from, or print and share with members of Congress during Neighbor-to-Neighbor in-district meetings.

Interfaith Immigration Coalition Platform

Interfaith Immigration Coalition: Commitments for the 115th Congress

Faithfully Responding to President Trump’s Executive Orders

Welcoming Refugees – State by State Stories

Refugee and Immigration Bill in Response to President Trump’s Executive Orders

Politico: The Green Monster

NYT: The Shame of America’s Family Detention Camps

See a list of refugee resettlement offices near you: 

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