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February 9, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.— Today, Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27), issued the following statement on the long-term budget deal that was passed this morning:  

February 6, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.— Today, the House passed another short-term spending package to keep the government funded. This time, the continuing resolution keeps the government open until March 23rd, setting up yet another deadline for a government shutdown. This is the fifth continuing resolution since the start of the fiscal year in September 2017. Rep.

February 6, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.— Today, Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27), introduced H.R. 4944, the Reuniting Families Act, to fix the current backlog in the family immigration system. Currently, it can take decades for a U.S. citizen to be reunited with even one family member.

January 29, 2018 Press Release

White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders announced today that President Trump has once again invited families who lost a loved one in a crime committed by an immigrant to be his guests at the State of the Union. These guests are a part of his anti-immigrant campaign, despite statistics that immigrants are more law abiding and less violent than native-born individuals. Rep.

January 25, 2018 Press Release

Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) has invited Jung Bin Cho, a 23-year old Dreamer, to be her official guest at President Trump’s State of the Union scheduled for January 30th. Jung Bin Cho’s family emigrated to the U.S. from Korea in 2001 with the hope of attaining the American Dream for their children.

January 22, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.— Today, the House and Senate have agreed to another short-term spending package to reopen the government for another three weeks. With Congressional Republicans unable to pass a full budget for the year, this is the fourth short-term extension since the start of the 2018 fiscal year in September. Rep.

January 20, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.— Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) has released the following statement on the first day of the Trump Shutdown:

January 16, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.— Today, a bipartisan group of Representatives introduced the USA Act, a bill to provide legal status to Dreamers while providing more resources for border security and immigration courts. The USA Act was written by Reps.

January 12, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.— Today, Southern California Congressional Representatives Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), Linda Sánchez (CA-38), Judy Chu (CA-27), and Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) joined LA County Supervisor Hilda Solis, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, LAPD Chief Michel Moore, LA County Fire Chief Daryl Osby, and Alex Caputo-Pearl, President of UTLA for a press conference to highlight

January 11, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.— The House of Representatives today passed S. 139, the reauthorization of section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) for six years. Section 702 enables the Intelligence Community to conduct surveillance on communications by foreigners located outside the U.S. for the purpose of acquiring intelligence information.


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.

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.

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.