What would you tell lawmakers about immigration?

Anna Weggel
Analyst
Public Insight Network

Immigrants await a naturalization ceremony to become U.S. citizens at the district office of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services on January 28, 2013 in Newark, New Jersey. Some 38,000 immigrants became U.S. citizens at the Newark office alone in 2012. (Photo by John Moore | Getty Images)

A bipartisan group of U.S. senators has outlined an immigration policy overhaul that includes a path to citizenship. President Barack Obama has publicly praised the plan. Now we want to hear from you.

If you had the ear of a senator, or even the president, what would you want to share about your own experience with America’s immigration system? And based on your experience, what changes would you make to the way the system currently operates?

If your family or friends have experience with immigration, we’d also love to hear from them.

>> Tell us: What would you tell lawmakers about immigration?

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Anna Weggel Analyst
Public Insight Network

Anna Weggel is a Public Insight Analyst, which means she spends her time crafting questions about upcoming story topics to send to sources in the Public Insight Network and then produces web, audio and video content featuring those sources.

Before finding her home at APM in 2008, Anna received her B.A. in journalism, was the editor in chief of The Minnesota Daily, and internship hopped through Mother Jones, The Chronicle of Higher Education, The Pioneer Press, the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, and the Downtown Journal. Anna's non-work life is held hostage by the stage -- where she performs improv comedy and shows with her lady bluegrass band.