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See our Analysis of illegal immigration numbers.

Tidal wave of illegal immigration
Tidal wave of illegal immigration.



Elected officials

It is important to contact your elected officials.
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  • has an excellent fax system. Go to their website and set up a user ID and profile. Then you can send easily-composed faxes to Congress and the President for free, over the internet, without the need for a fax machine.
  • FAIR has a mechanism to look up your Congressperson and has suggested letters you can send.
  • lets you look up and contact your U.S. elected officials and local elected officials.
  • U.S. House of Representatives
  • U.S. Senate
  • The White House - President George Bush, The White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20500; 202-456-1111 9-5 m-f; fax: 202-456-2461. Contact the President via webmail.
  • Department of Homeland Security - comment page.
  • Department of Justice - Attorney General, 950 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20530; 202-616-2777
  • U.S. Government official web portal.
  • Americans for Better Immigration - Congressional immigration voting records and contact info.
  • Project Vote Smart - Congressional information.
  • U.S. Library of Congress
  • Thomas provides detailed information on legislation, bills, Congressional Record, committee information.
  • U.S. Congress (House and Senate) 800-648-3516, 877-762-8762,
    202-224-3121, 202-225-3121
  • Gloria Chavez, Public Information Office, U.S. Customs and Border Protection 202-927-1422 or
  • Department of Homeland Security, public contact line: 1-877-287-8667 9-5 eastern time, alternate line: 202-282-8000.
  • Asa Hutchinson, Under Secretary for Border and Transportation Security at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), 202-282-8777, 202-282-8077, 202-282-8355. email Asa Hutchinson.
  • President Vicente Fox, Office of the President, Los Pinos, Puerta 1, Col. San Miguel Chapultapec, 11850 Mexico, D.F.
    FAX: 55 5510 8713; Tel.: 55 5515 3717;

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