CALL YOUR MEMBERS OF CONGRESS TO OPPOSE THE #StudentBan. Here are some helpful scripts (either short or long), with thanks to help from many, especially @ThatSaraGoodman and @NazitaLajevardi: docs.google.com/document/d/1m7…
Don't know their #s? Call the Capitol Switchboard and ask to be connected to your representative/senators. The switchboard # is: 202-224-3121 (operators answer 24 hrs/day, 365 days/year).

You can also use contactingcongress.org to find your members of Congress & their #s.
Image below is the short script and here is the link hyperlinked in that image: ice.gov/news/releases/… Image
Image below is the long script and here is the extra link hyperlinked in that image: nafsa.org/about/about-na… Image
Want to do more than call your members of Congress about the #StudentBan?

Thanks to @MiaMBloom, I also learned of this Twitter thread, which has great insights/instructions on HOW TO WRITE AN OP-ED IN YOUR LOCAL PAPER ABOUT THIS ISSUE:

Maybe you don't like talking on the phone? You can write an email (+ more) using this helpful document created by @devon_cantwell: docs.google.com/document/d/1Yj…
And maybe you want to do even more than what I've shared in this thread. Or maybe you need more background Check out this super helpful document, shared by @RoxanneRahnama: docs.google.com/document/u/0/d…
Using the long script shared above, it took me only 12 minutes to call the DC offices and leave messages for all three of my members of Congress (@KamalaHarris, @SenFeinstein, and @MarkTakano) to tell them that I oppose the #StudentBan.

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