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May 22, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following a vote last night in which the Senate Judiciary Committee passed a comprehensive immigration reform package by a vote of 13 to 5, Congresswoman Judy Chu (CA-27) released the following statement:
May 22, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, Congresswoman Judy Chu cosponsored H. Res. 227 that urges President Obama to work towards stable and durable Armenian-Turkish relations based on the Republic of Turkey’s full acknowledgement of the Armenian Genocide of 1915 and its ongoing consequences. Rep. Chu released the following statement:
May 21, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, in its first official actions since being formed by Representatives Judy Chu (CA-27) and David Valadao (CA-21) last month, the American Sikh Congressional Caucus sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Justice calling for the inclusion of an anti-Sikh hate crime category on the Hate Crime Incident Report (Form I-699). The letter, which was signed by 23 Members of Congress, follows a prolonged string of attacks against the Sikh community, including the shooting at a Gurdwara last August that claimed six innocent lives, and the brutal beating of an elderly Sikh man in Fresno, California earlier this month with a steel pipe. The caucus Co-Chairs released the following statements:
May 9, 2013 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Judy Chu (CA-27) released the following statement following a vicious attack on an elderly Sikh man outside of his temple in Fresno, California:
April 24, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Judy Chu (CA-27) and Congressman David Valadao (CA-21) announced the formation of the American Sikh Congressional Caucus. Representatives Chu and Valadao will co-chair the new caucus, which will educate Members of Congress and the general public about Sikh issues and support the American Sikh community.
April 17, 2013 Press Release
Today, members of the Senate Gang of Eight – the bipartisan group of Senators negotiating comprehensive immigration reform – released their plan to reform our antiquated immigration system. Congresswoman Judy Chu (CA-27) released the following statement:
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April 12, 2013 Press Release
Washington, DC – Yesterday, the National Park Service announced the completion of the San Gabriel Watershed and Mountains Special Resource Study, which included a recommendation for the designation of the San Gabriel Watershed as a unit of the Santa Monica Mountains Recreation Area and to ensure greater cooperation between the National Park Service and the Forest Service in the Angeles National Forest. In response to the final recommendations, Congresswoman Judy Chu (CA-27) released the following statement:
April 10, 2013 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Judy Chu (CA-27) released the following statement on the U.S. Postal Service’s announcement to delay cutting Saturday delivery services:
April 8, 2013 Press Release
San Marino, CA – On Saturday, Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) recognized outstanding women from the 27th Congressional District during her fourth annual Women of Distinction Awards in Huntington Library in San Marino.
March 21, 2013 Press Release
Washington, DC – Today, Representatives Judy Chu (CA-27) and Rubén Hinojosa (TX-15) reintroduced the Equal Access to Quality Education Act (H.R. 1334) to ensure students in our most challenging schools are staffed by our very best teachers. At a time when school budgets face cuts from sequestration and the Republican budget proposal, this legislation creates a much-needed grant program to develop and strengthen high-quality pathways into the teaching profession, especially in high needs schools.

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