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June 1, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today marks the start of Immigrant Heritage Month, which is celebrated each June to commemorate our diversity as a nation of immigrants. To commemorate Immigrant Heritage Month, Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) issued the following statement:

May 24, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the House voted 351-66 to pass H.R. 5515, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The bill would provide for the authorization of funding for the Department of Defense and other related agencies, programs, and operations for Fiscal Year 2019.

May 24, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – During today’s House Ways and Means Committee consideration of H.R. 5861, the Jobs and Opportunity with Benefits and Services for Success (JOBS) Act, which includes the reauthorization of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program, Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27), a member of the committee, introduced an amendment to encourage states to spend more on child care.

May 23, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The Congressional Tri-Caucus Chairs – composed of Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC) Chair Judy Chu (CA-27), Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chair Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01), Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Chair Cedric Richmond (LA-02) – as well as U.S.

May 22, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Judy Chu and Senator Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) introduced the Protecting Our Workers from Exploitation and Retaliation (POWER) Act in the House and Senate. The legislation will provide U Visa eligibility for immigrant workers who report unsafe or unfair labor practices.

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May 18, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC — This week, three bipartisan bills sponsored by Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) to address the opioid crisis were advanced out of the House Ways and Means and Energy and Commerce Committees. The bills are:

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May 17, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27), Chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC), released the following statement to commemorate the Muslim holy month of Ramadan:

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May 11, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC — In an interview this morning, White House Chief of Staff John Kelly said that immigrants crossing the border would not assimilate into the United States, that they don’t integrate well, and they don’t have skills. Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) released the following statement in response:

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May 9, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC — On Wednesday, the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) announced its second major round of grant funding for the fiscal year 2018. The grants, totaling over $87 million, will fund projects, exhibitions, education, festivals and more around the country, including five in California’s 27th Congressional district, which is represented by Rep. Judy Chu. Rep.

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