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September 27, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC —On August 5, 2019, India imposed a media blackout leaving millions in Jammu and Kashmir without access to mobile phones or the internet while many others have been held in “preventative detention” for over a month.

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September 24, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC — This week, President Trump confirmed reports that he ordered Congressionally appropriated aid to Ukraine be withheld, mere days before a phone conversation with the new President during which he admitted to bringing up an investigation into his political rivals.

September 24, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, following the first congressional hearing on President Trump’s Muslim ban, Representative Judy Chu (CA-27) and U.S. Senator Chris Coons (D-Del.) urged Congress to take action on the NO BAN Act, legislation they introduced to immediately end the President’s Muslim ban and prevent another baseless, discriminatory ban from happening again.

September 18, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC — On Wednesday, President Donald Trump revoked California’s current waiver under the 1970 Clean Air Act to set their own emissions standards. Already, 13 states have adopted California’s stricter standards due to their success at reducing pollution and improving health outcomes. Rep.

September 17, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC —Yesterday, NBC announced the removal of Shane Gillis from the cast of Saturday Night Live. Gillis was announced as a cast member last week along with Bowen Yang, who is only the third Asian American in history to star as a full-time Saturday Night Live cast member. Gillis’ removal came after a public outcry over racist jokes that the comedian made in the past.

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September 12, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC — Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27), chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC), joined with other members of the Congressional Tri-Caucus to file an amicus brief in support of several cases against the Trump Administration’s public charge rule.

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August 30, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27), joined by Rep. Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), Immigration and Citizenship Subcommittee Chairwoman Zoe Lofgren (CA-19), Rep. Lou Correa (CA-46), Rep.

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August 22, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC — Today, Acting DHS Secretary Kevin McAleenan announced a final rule instituting numerous significant changes to Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Health and Human Services (HHS) policy that will undercut protections for immigrant children.

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August 19, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC — On Monday afternoon, Planned Parenthood announced they would be withdrawing from the Title X federal grant program, which provides funding for contraception, cancer screenings, family planning, and STI testing for 4 million low-income patients a year.

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