Action Alert! Help Immigrant Survivors of Violence TODAY
HB 2895, the bill that will help immigrant survivors of violence access important protections and protect them from abuse has encountered opposition in the senate. There is a deadline of TODAY at 5pm for the bill to pass the Senate or it will fail for this session.
We need your help!
We need you to reach out to your state senator (especially if they are in the Republican caucus) and ask them to support this bill.
Locate your senator here!
Here are the messaging points to mention to your senator:
- I am asking you to support HB 2895 and to ensure it is passed before today's deadline.
- The bill had strong bipartisan support in the House, with a vote of 92-4.
- The bill will make everyone in the community safer by ensuring that all residents can contact law enforcement to report a crime.
- The bill will help law enforcement agencies do their job. That's why it is supported by prosecutors, sheriffs and police chiefs. [If a staffer asks, you can tell them that the WA Association of Prosecuting Attorneys and WA Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs spoke in favor of the bill at the House public safety hearing].