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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.

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.

These improvements include:

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:

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.