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September 22, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Sarah Saldaña, Director of U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE), testified before the House Judiciary Committee to answer oversight questions on immigration enforcement. Rep.

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September 15, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, the House of Representatives voted to pass H.R. 5351, a bill to bar the transfer of detainees from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The bill would, for the first time, prevent all transfers of detainees out of Guantanamo Bay, even to stand trial in a Federal Court. Rep.

September 14, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Yesterday, every Democratic member of the House Judiciary Committee, including Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27), sent a letter requesting that U.S. Department of Justice Attorney General Loretta Lynch investigate allegations of bribery and other criminal misconduct concerning the $25,000 donation from the Donald J. Trump Foundation to Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi.

September 11, 2016 Press Release

PASADENA, CA – Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) released the following statement in honor of the 15th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks:

September 9, 2016 Press Release

PASADENA, CA – Today, 14 Members of Congress, led by Rep.

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September 6, 2016 Press Release

PASADENA, CA – Today, Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) presented Cpl. Buddy Leland Brower with the military medals he earned but never received while serving in the United States Army during the Korean War.

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August 30, 2016 Press Release

PASADENA, CA – Today, Reps. Judy Chu (CA-27), Norma J. Torres (CA-35), Zoe Lofgren (CA-19), Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), Luis V. Gutiérrez (IL-04),  John Conyers, Jr. (MI-13), Jared Polis (CO-02), Linda T.

August 26, 2016 Press Release

PASADENA, CA – Today, Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) hosted a press conference and presentation to introduce local small business owners to the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) new 504 refinancing program. Dozens of small business owners joined Rep.

August 12, 2016 Press Release

PASADENA, CA – Today, Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) released the following statement on the 81st anniversary of the signing of the Social Security Act by President Franklin Roosevelt:

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July 15, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – On Thursday, House Republicans ended the Congressional work period early, starting a seven week summer recess without passing legislation to address gun violence, the Zika virus, or the Flint water crisis. Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) released the following statement:

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In The News

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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