National Day of Action! FEBRUARY 7
Decision for TPS is to be made soon, let’s continue to call and urge the State Department and Department of Homeland Security and say: ” I urge the (State Dept) or (DHS) to grant TPSnow.” Say your name,city and state.
State Dept : 202-647-6575
URGENT TASK: CALL STATE DEPARTMENT AT 202-647-6575, immediately press 8 and tell Secretary Kerry that you are urging the US to grant TPS for Filipinos.
February 7, 2014 : NATIONAL CALL-IN DAY
Temporary Protected Status (TPS) hangs in the balance! We need to convince the State Department to support TPS NOW!
Call the State Dept. Comment Line at 202-647-6575 NOW!
It only takes 1 minute.
Without the State Dept.'s positive recommendation, the Dept. of Homeland Security will NOT grant TPS!
No State Dept = No TPS
Will you help nearly 1 million Filipinos? We need everyone to help NOW!
We can do this but we can only do this together. Take action and tell your friends to take action!
For more information about TPS, please visit http://tps4filipinos.org.
Take action by liking their Facebook Page, signing the moveon.org petition, by calling DHS and the White House, by donating to the relief effort.
And the Campaign on TPS continues… please call DHS and White House:
Your CALL IS IMPORTANT to win TPS!
Your CALL IS IMPORTANT to win TPS!
CAMPAIGN UPDATE: The Temporary Protected Status for Filipinos public campaign has created massive awareness and the movement is definitely being felt by the Department of Homeland Security and White House. All the recently coordinated press conferences, vigils, gatherings showed the strength of the TPS nationwide movement. BUT WE HAVEN’T WON YET!
We all need to keep up and sustain the campaign momentum until TPS is granted! Let's bring in the spirit of rebuilding the Filipino nation from the suffering and devastation brought about by Typhoon Haiyan. Let’s take action now, let’s show our support by calling the DHS and/or White House comment lines now.
DHS COMMENT LINE: 202-282-8495
STATE DEPARTMENT COMMENT LINE: 202-647-4000
Other State Department staff lines:
Secretary John Kerry: 202-647-5291Chief of Staff David Wade: 202-647-5548Deputy Chief of Staff Jonathan J. Finer: 202-647-9572
Reaching the State Department by email http://contact-us.state.gov/app/ask
Email: YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS
Topic: Messages of Support
Subject: TPS for Philippines NOW
Question: “Temporary Protected Status for the Philippines must be designated. I urge Secretary of State John Kerry to recommend immediately to the Department of Homeland Security that TPS be designated for the Philippines. My name is __________. I stand united with millions of US citizens, Filipinos and non-Filipinos, the documented and the undocumented, together as allies in this national movement for Temporary Protected Status for the Philippines.”
WHITE HOUSE COMMENT LINE: (202) 456-1111
Senators who contributed to letter of support
- Charles Schumer (D-NY) 202-224-6542
- Robert Menendez (D–NJ) 202.224.4744
- Patrick Leahy (D-VT) (202) 224-4242
- Orrin Hatch (R-UT) 202-224-5251
- John McCain (R-AZ) 202) 228-2862
- Harry Reid (D-NV) 202-224-3542
- Barbara Boxer (D-CA) (202) 224-3553
- Dick Durbin (D-IL) (202) 224-2152
- Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) 202-224-6665
- Ben Cardin (D-MD) (202) 224-4524
- Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) (202) 224-4451
- Chris Coons (D-DL) (202) 224-5042
- Mark Kirk (R-IL) 202-224-2854
- Marco Rubio (R-FL) 202-224-3041
- Brian Schatz (D-HI) 202-224-6244
- Dean Heller (R-NV) (202) 224-3934
- Mazie Hirono (D-HI) (202) 224-6361
- Ed Markey (D-MA) (202) 224-2742
- Cory Booker (D-NJ) (202) 224-3224
- Mary Landrieu (D-LA) 202-224-5824
My name is _________________ and I am [from ___/represent___] and I urge the State Department to recommend the Department of Homeland Security grant Temporary Protective Status to Filipinos in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan. Thank you.