Washington, D.C. – This weekend, Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) announced that she will be joining Rep. John Lewis (GA-05) and other Democratic Members of Congress by not attending the inauguration of Donald Trump. Rep. Chu released the following statement:
Washington, D.C. – This week, Reps. Mike Coffman (CO-06) and Luis Gutierrez (IL-04) introduced legislation to protect undocumented young people brought over to the United States as children should the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program be discontinued under the next Administration. The House version is the companion bill to one introduced by U.S.
Washington, D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives passed S. Con. Res 3, the Budget Resolution for fiscal year 2017 and setting the budgetary levels for fiscal years 2018-2026.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Reps. Judy Chu (CA-27) and John Katko (NY-24) introduced the Help Extract Animals from Red Tape (HEART) Act, which would expedite the rehabilitation process of abused animals that are seized by the government under federal gambling and animal fighting statutes.
Washington, DC – Yesterday, the House of Representatives voted to pass H. Res. 11, a bill objecting to United Nations Security Council (UNSC) Resolution 2334 as an obstacle to Israeli-Palestinian peace. The UNSC resolution, which was critical of the development of Israeli settlements, passed last month by a vote of 14-0 with the U.S. abstaining. Rep.
Washington, DC – Today, both President Barack Obama and Vice President-elect Mike Pence addressed their respective parties in Congress to discuss the future of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) spoke on the floor of the House about a resident of the San Gabriel Valley with a preexisting condition who was able to find treatment thanks to the ACA. Rep.
Washington, DC – Today, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Jeh Johnson delivered a response to a December 5th letter sent by 110 Members of Congress calling on President Obama to protect the private information of those who applied for Deferred Action for Childhood Ar
Washington, DC – Today, the House of Representatives approved of the rules for the 115th Congress by a vote of 234-193.
Washington, DC – Today, it was reported that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is removing regulations pertaining to the National Security Entry-Exit Registration Systems (NSEERS) program, starting tomorrow.
Washington, DC – After months of reporting that Russia has been behind e-mail hacks intended to undermine the U.S. election process, two U.S. intelligence officials this week have said they believe Russian President Vladimir Putin was personally involved. Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) released the following statement:
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“I wanted to make sure people understood the wonderful tradition of heads covered, shoes off and sharing a meal,” California Democratic Rep. Judy Chu said on why she co-founded the American Sikh Congressional Caucus in 2013.
"It is very important that California apply for this historic grant from the U.S. Department of Education, given the large and diverse Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) population in our state," Rep. Judy Chu, chair of CAPAC, told NBC News.
More than 200 people signed up to attend Monterey Park Rep. Judy Chu’s meeting at All Saints Episcopal Church on Wednesday evening to hear from people affected by gun violence, including Josh Stepakoff, who survived the 1999 shooting at the Los Angeles Jewish Community Center, and his mother, Lauren Leib.
"This includes complaints of polling locations failing to provide translated ballots that especially hurt those in the Asian American and Pacific Islander community — over a third of whom are limited English proficient," U.S. Rep. Judy Chu (D-CA), chairwoman of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, said in a statement.
Some AAPI elected officials also weighed in on the decision. U.S. Rep. Judy Chu (D-CA), chairwoman of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, said in a statement she was pleased the Supreme Court found no evidence that Asian-American applicants for the University of Texas at Austin experienced discrimination.
"As the Chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, I am proud to join the Chairs of the Congressional Black Caucus and Congressional Hispanic Caucus in strong support of the 'Supplement Not Supplant' policy," Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) told NBC News. "It is time to stand up for students of color, and honor the civil rights legacy of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.
Fed up with Republican inaction on gun control, House Democrats, including nearly three dozen from California, shut down business as usual Wednesday with an old-fashioned, if highly unusual, sit-in that forced live television coverage of the chamber off the air and sent GOP leaders scrambling for cover.
Several members of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC) joined Rep. John Lewis' House sit-in on Wednesday, including Reps. Judy Chu, Mike Honda, and Mark Takano, and Sens. Mazie Hirono and Brian Schatz. More than 40 CAPAC leadership, executive board, and associate members took part in the sit-in.
“We are fed up and we want to make sure that there is something done about the unprecedented levels of gun violence in this country,” Chu told Take Two.
In their suits and pearls, members of Congress stood on the House floor and staged a public reading for a full hour Wednesday night. Their material was the viral letter penned by Anonymous, the woman who was sexually assaulted on the Stanford University campus last year.