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June 19, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC — Today, the House of Representatives voted unanimously in favor of H.R. 6110, the MOST Act, which was introduced by Reps. Judy Chu (CA-27) and Jackie Walorski (IN-02).

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June 14, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC — A bipartisan bill to help food insecure college students was introduced today by Reps. Judy Chu (CA-27) and Roger Marshall (KS-01).

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June 12, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC — On Monday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that he was reversing decades of American policy and ordered immigration judges to stop granting asylum visas to most victims of domestic abuse, gang violence, and others persecuted by private actors. Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27), released the following statement:

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June 12, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –The House of Representatives today voted unanimously to pass H.R. 4684, the Ensuring Access to Quality Sober Living Act. Introduced by Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27), H.R. 4684 will authorize the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to develop best practices for recovery residences that promote sustained recovery from substance use disorders.

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June 6, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Senate Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Border Security and Immigration held a hearing on “Student Visa Integrity: Protecting Educational Opportunity and National Security.” When first announced, the hearing was originally called “A Thousand Talents: China’s Campaign to Infiltrate and Exploit U.S.

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June 1, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today marks the start of Immigrant Heritage Month, which is celebrated each June to commemorate our diversity as a nation of immigrants. To commemorate Immigrant Heritage Month, Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) issued the following statement:

May 24, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the House voted 351-66 to pass H.R. 5515, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The bill would provide for the authorization of funding for the Department of Defense and other related agencies, programs, and operations for Fiscal Year 2019.

May 24, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – During today’s House Ways and Means Committee consideration of H.R. 5861, the Jobs and Opportunity with Benefits and Services for Success (JOBS) Act, which includes the reauthorization of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program, Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27), a member of the committee, introduced an amendment to encourage states to spend more on child care.

May 23, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The Congressional Tri-Caucus Chairs – composed of Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC) Chair Judy Chu (CA-27), Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chair Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01), Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Chair Cedric Richmond (LA-02) – as well as U.S.

May 22, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Judy Chu and Senator Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) introduced the Protecting Our Workers from Exploitation and Retaliation (POWER) Act in the House and Senate. The legislation will provide U Visa eligibility for immigrant workers who report unsafe or unfair labor practices.

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In The News

February 12, 2018 In The News

Southern California Rep. Judy Chu and other lawmakers denounced President Trump's characterization of family-based immigration as "chain migration" during a press conference Tuesday in Washington, D.C., opening another front in the battle over immigration reform.

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February 1, 2018 In The News

Emiliana was born in the Phillippines. Her father was a World War II veteran who fought for the United States and was able to become a citizen. However, he was forced to leave his family in the Philippines behind.

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December 19, 2017 In The News

Congress needs to pass a replacement for DACA before it adjourns for this year. Thousands of people are counting on us.

October 28, 2017 In The News

"We will end up being an even greater donor state," said Rep. Judy Chu (D-Monterey Park). "That's not fair."

October 24, 2017 In The News

On our young Dreamers, guns, and now health care, there are bipartisan bills ready to go that have bipartisan support. But they may never make it the floor for a vote. Why?

October 19, 2017 In The News

If passed, the “Protect Access to Birth Control Act” — introduced by Sens. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) and Bob Casey (D-Pa.) in the Senate, as well as Reps. Diana DeGette (D-Colo.), Louise Slaughter (D-N.Y.), Judy Chu (D-Calif.), and Lois Frankel (D-Fla.) in t

September 27, 2017 In The News

Rep. Judy Chu (D-Monterey Park) said she and other California lawmakers plan to fight to keep the deduction.
"We are already a high-tax state that delivers more in revenue to the federal government than it receives back," said Chu, who serves on the tax-writing House Ways and Means Committee. "We should not be further burdened by another tax increase."

August 27, 2017 In The News

Rep. Judy Chu, who serves on the House Committee on Ways and Means, joins NBC4's Conan Nolan as she discusses the Department of the Interior's considering reducing the size of some national monuments, including the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument. Chu addresses what she sees as the problem with reducing a national monument that took decades to be approved.

 

August 16, 2017 In The News

And so I am echoing the call of the Community Collaborative who invited President Trump and Secretary Zinke to visit the monument to better understand how community groups are working together to best protect our federal lands. This week, I led a letter signed by other officials representing National Monuments urging the president to do just that.

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