Support “BRAINS,” “Best and Brightest” bills

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Students in citizenship education classes in Greensboro, N.C. Photo: CWS Greensboro

Action Needed TODAY: Urge your U.S. Senators to vote “Yes!” when the BRAINS bill comes up for a vote, and your U.S. Representative to support the “Attracting the Best and Brightest Act of 2012.”

The Capitol Switchboard (202) 224-3121 can connect you to your Representative and Senators.

IN THE SENATE:

BRAINS stands for “Benefits to Research and American Innovation through Nationality Statutes Act of 2012.”  It was introduced by Sen. Charles E. Schumer of New York.  It could be voted within the next few days.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES:

“ATTRACTING THE BEST AND BRIGHTEST ACT OF 2012,” H.R. 6412, was introduced by Rep. Zoe Lofgren of California.  It could be voted soon after the U.S. House of Representatives reconvenes Oct. 1.