How to Get A Lawmaker's Attention During August Recess

Immigration groups rally GOP House members across the country.
1:22 | 08/16/13

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How do you get the attention of lawmakers -- -- left Washington on August recess well you hold rallies speak out at town halls. And deliver for it. Pro reform groups are going after congressman in their hometowns. And Wednesday caravan with thousands of people. And hundreds of cars and basses. Drove -- to Bakersfield California. -- -- -- They came to congressman Kevin McCarthy's district to push him on immigration reform. McCarthy is the third ranking Republican in the house and he represents a population that is more than 35%. Hispanic he says he's open to change. But hasn't yet backed a full pathway to citizenship. In -- pro reformers showed up wearing white. -- representative -- elaborate -- town hall meeting. They wanted to pack the forum and push the congressman to answer questions and immigration reform and North Carolina. Pro reform and labor groups worked together to deliver prudence to the offices of congressmen around the state activists may have the attention of congress but that doesn't necessarily translate into a vote Republican leaders still -- committed to a vote on a bill that would legalize undocumented immigrants -- fusion I'm Geneva --

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