Uniting American Families Act (UAFA)! The UAFA requires LGBT
couples to meet the same standard of proof as straight couples to
qualify for immigration benefits.
You can make the bill a success by convincing your Representative
to support the bill from Day One. Reintroducing the bill with as
many cosponsors as possible will show powerful momentum for the
rights of LGBT binational couples!
Please call your Representative and ask them to be an original
cosponsor of the “Uniting American Families Act of 2009”. Read
on for details on how to make your calls!
Making calls is easy!
1. Find out who your U.S. House Representative is here, enter your address, and you will be provided the
name of your U.S. Representative.
2. Call the U.S. Capitol Switchboard at (202)224-3121 and ask to
be connected to your U.S. Representative.
3. Tell your representative’s staff:
I am calling to ask Representative ________________ to be an
original cosponsor of the Uniting American Families Act of 2009.
To cosponsor, he/she must contact Rep. Jerrold Nadler who is the
The U.S. government discriminates against gay and lesbian
binational couples by not allowing us to sponsor our foreign-born
life partners for immigration. Because of this, we face the
terrible choice of separating from the person we love or leaving
our country. As Americans, we should not have to choose between
family and country. Please ask Rep. _________________ to
cosponsor the Uniting American Families Act of 2009 by reaching out
to Rep. Nadler before February 12th.
Thanks for asking your member of Congress to celebrate love this
Valentine’s Day by cosponsoring UAFA!
Thanks to our friends at the Human Rights Campaign and
Immigration Equality for spearheading the UAFA.