Coalition Sign-on Letter to the House Expressing Support of Rep. Chris Smith's Amendments to Strike Sections 3006 and 3007 from H.R. 10, The House Intelligence Reorganization bill

Document Date: October 7, 2004

We, the undersigned organizations, support Representative Chris Smith’s amendments to strike sections 3006 and 3007 from H.R. 10:


American Civil Liberties Union
American Friends Service Committee – Immigrant Rights Project, Newark, NJ
American Immigration Lawyers Association
Amnesty International USA
Asian Law Caucus
Asian Pacific American Legal Center of Southern California
Boat People SOS
Center for Gender & Refugee Studies
Center for National Security Studies
Centro Latino de Abogados
Church World Service/Immigration and Refugee Program
Defending Immigrants Partnership, Washington D.C.
Family Violence Prevention Fund
Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society
Human Rights First
Human Rights Watch Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (ICIRR)
Immigration and Refugee Services of America (IRSA), US Committee for Refugees (USCR)
Immigration Equality
Interfaith Refugee and Immigration Ministries
Legal Momentum
Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Services
Minnesota Advocates for Human Rights
National Alliance of Vietnamese American Service Agencies
National Asian Pacific American Legal Consortium (NAPALC)
National Association of Evangelicals
National Council of La Raza
National Immigration Forum
National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild
National Network to End Violence Against Immigrant Women
Northwest Immigrant Rights Project
NYSDA Immigrant Defense Project
Refugees International
Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC)
Tahirih Justice Center
United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
Vermont Refugee Assistance
Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs Women’s Commission for Refugee Women and Children
World Relief

Individual Experts*:

Philip G. Schrag, Professor of Law, Georgetown University

Dina Francesca Haynes, Practitioner in Residence, American University Washington College of Law

Jon Bauer, Clinical Professor of Law and Director, Asylum & Human Rights Clinic, University of Connecticut School of Law

Muneer Ahmad, Associate Professor of Law, American University Washington College of Law

Elizabeth M. Bruch, Associate Professor, Valparaiso University School of Law

Kathryn A. Lee, Ph.D., J.D., Chair, Department of Political Science, Eastern University

David A. Martin, Warner-Booker Distinguished Professor of International Law, University of Virginia

Barbara Hines, Clinical Professor, Immigration Clinic, University of Texas School of Law

Lee Teran, Clinical Professor of Law, St. Mary’s University School of Law

Pamela Goldberg, Consultant Niels W. Frenzen, Clinical Associate Professor of Law, University of Southern California

Bridgette Carr, Assistant Clinical Professor of Law, Ave Maria School of Law

Margaret H. Taylor, Professor of Law, Wake Forest Univ. School of Law
Joseph A. Vail, Clinical Professor, University of Houston Law Center (Former immigration judge 1995 – 1999)

M. Isabel Medina, Visiting Professor of Law, Villanova University School of Law

Lory Diana Rosenberg, Adjunct Professor, AU-Washington College of Law

Jeffrey D. Dillman, Associate Professor of Law, Milton A. Kramer Law Clinic Center, Case Western Reserve University School of Law

*Institutional affiliations are for individual signatories and for identification purposes only

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