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February 16, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, ten members of the President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders submitted their resignations to President Trump. This move comes less than a month after the resignation of six other Commissioners, who resigned on January 20, 2017, despite having terms that do not officially end until September 30, 2017.

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February 14, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representatives Judy Chu (CA-27), Louise Slaughter (NY-25), Diana DeGette (CO-01), and Frank Pallone (NJ-06) today led nearly 160 of their colleagues in demanding that Speaker Ryan stop Republicans’ unprecedented assault on women’s health care.

February 6, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC.— Congressmembers Judy Chu (CA-27) and Tom Marino (PA-10) reintroduced the Copyright Office for the Digital Economy Act or the CODE Act. The CODE Act makes several improvements to the copyright office that reflect a consensus across various industries and public interest groups.

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February 6, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, the House unanimously passed H.R. 387, the Email Privacy Act. This bill updates the 1986 Electronic Communications Privacy Act to prohibit providers of electronic communications, such as email service providers, from knowingly divulging to the government the contents of emails and other electronic communications held in storage.

February 6, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – On Friday, 14 California lawmakers sent a letter to Kevin McAleenan, Acting Commissioner of Customs and Border Protection (CBP), for clarity on CBP’s actions and claims against them in implementing President Donald Trump’s executive order temporarily banning travel from seven Muslim-majority nations. The letter, led by Rep.

February 2, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) has released the following statement on the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court:

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January 30, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) released the following statement in commemoration of Fred Korematsu Day:

January 25, 2017 Press Release

Pasadena, CA – Today, President Donald Trump issued an executive order to allow cutting off federal funds to so-called “sanctuary cities” – cities that choose not to use local law enforcement to detain or deport undocumented immigrants.

January 16, 2017 Press Release

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: 

January 13, 2017 Press Release

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.

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July 7, 2016 In The News

“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.

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June 29, 2016 In The News

"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.

June 29, 2016 In The 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.

 

June 27, 2016 In The News

"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.

June 24, 2016 In The News

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.

June 23, 2016 In The News

"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.

June 23, 2016 In The News

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.

June 22, 2016 In The News

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.

 

June 22, 2016 In The News

“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. 

 

June 15, 2016 In The News

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.

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