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A letter or email is the most popular choice of communication with a congressional office.
If you decide to write a letter or email, use this list of helpful suggestions to improve its effectiveness:
Hint: Sometimes letters are not opened immediately; if speed is important, use postcards or faxes.
Find Where and When Your Representative is Holding a Town Hall
What is a town hall meeting? Most Members of Congress hold "town hall" meetings a several times each year to meet with constituents and give updates from Washington, D.C. They are usually held in a public setting and are free to attend. Town halls provide fantastic opportunities to gain face-to-face access to your U.S. Senators or Representative while they are back in the district. Town hall meetings typically consist of two parts: your Member will speak for about 15-30 minutes about activities in Washington. Then, your Member will open the floor to questions from constituents. This is your opportunity to ask your Member about a particular immigration issue or piece of legislation. Read More