Do you have old computers or printers collecting dust at your
home or office?
Put that computer / printer to good use!
The IEEE Orlando Section is sponsoring a computer / printer
donation to the
local county school systems (Orange, Seminole, etc.).
Please call David Witter, Acting Computer Society Chairman, at
Guest Worker Action
Mike Emmons, a soon to be displaced American IT worker in
Longwood (whose job is to be taken over by a Tata Consultancy USA
Indian through a L-1 transfer) has already written a letter to
Rep. Boyd, opposing H-1B and L-1 Visas displacing American jobs.
Other letters will help. Florida section IEEE newsletter editors
are encouraged to give this issue space in their newsletter.
Also, encourage members to respond to the IEEE-USA action
alert to e-mail their representatives about the serious
unemployment problem now being faced by EEs and computer
scientists. Most of the work has been done for you at http://capwiz.com/ieeeusa/issues/alert/?alertid=435666&type=CO,
where you can identify your legislators by your zip code, draft
three letters, and e-mail them quickly.
Northern Florida Residents Please Support
Representative Allen Boyd (D-FL)
Representative Allen Boyd (D-FL) is being pressured by mass
immigration advocates to curtail his immigration reform
activities. Congressman Boyd is an active member of the
Immigration Reform Caucus and recently started a campaign in the
House to get his fellow colleagues to sign onto the SAFER Act. The
legislation, Securing Americas Future through Enforcement
Reform Act, H.R. 5013, is designed to cut back on mass immigration
and secure the nation's borders.
In the dear colleague letter Boyd circulated, he states, "The
tragic events of September 11 and subsequent terrorism
investigations have vividly demonstrated that loopholes and flaws
in current immigration laws pose serious threats to our national
security. Given the fact that all of the 9/11 hijackers had
entered our country through means of legal immigration, we cannot
longer ignore the link between our immigration system and
Americans' vulnerability to terrorism. I encourage each of you to
consider cosponsoring H.R. 5013, a move to correct what is
presently a dysfunctional immigration system."
Representative Boyd is one the few representatives who has
taken a stand against the mass immigration lobby as well as the
many members of his party who advocate open borders.
Representative Boyd is a fifth generation farmer who graduated
from Florida State University and served his country in Vietnam.
In Congress, he is a member of the Appropriations Committee, the
conservative Blue Dog coalition, and the Immigration Reform
Please call Representative Boyd's district office and tell
them that you support the Congressman's immigration activities.
Tell his office that you commend Representative Boyd's continuing
courage and leadership on the important matter of regaining
control of both legal and illegal immigration into the United
Please forward this message to interested friends,
acquaintances, and email lists. For current immigration news,
please visit the SteinReport. You can visit our website at FAIR or
go to the Legislative Action Center to find your representatives
and local media contact information. For other information, call
FAIRs legislative department at (202) 328-7004.