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February 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — On Monday morning, the Supreme Court opted not to hear an appeal by the Trump administration of an earlier Federal district court decision that allowed the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program to remain in effect for hundreds of thousands of young immigrants who already received work authorization. Rep.

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February 23, 2018 Press Release

PASADENA, CA — On Thursday, it was reported that the United States Citizenship and Immigrations Services (USCIS) would strike the phrase “nation of immigrants” from their mission statement. Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) released the following reaction:

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February 23, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.— On Thursday night, Reps. Judy Chu (CA-27) and Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) hosted a “teach-in” to educate constituents about the new tax law at All Saints Church in Pasadena. The teach-in was a response to the confusion created by the new tax law, signed in the final days of 2017, and how it will impact tax filing.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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:

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