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June 12, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC — On Monday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that he was reversing decades of American policy and ordered immigration judges to stop granting asylum visas to most victims of domestic abuse, gang violence, and others persecuted by private actors. Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27), released the following statement:

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June 12, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –The House of Representatives today voted unanimously to pass H.R. 4684, the Ensuring Access to Quality Sober Living Act. Introduced by Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27), H.R. 4684 will authorize the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to develop best practices for recovery residences that promote sustained recovery from substance use disorders.

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June 6, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Senate Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Border Security and Immigration held a hearing on “Student Visa Integrity: Protecting Educational Opportunity and National Security.” When first announced, the hearing was originally called “A Thousand Talents: China’s Campaign to Infiltrate and Exploit U.S.

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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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In The News

February 8, 2012 In The News
I spoke on CNN’s Starting Point to discuss the anti-Chinese ad run during the Super Bowl. Rep. Hoekstra should be ashamed of himself. If he wants to campaign on our struggling economy, he should be calling out George W. Bush for his two wars and tax cuts for the rich that were never paid for – and Wall Street for it’s irresponsible actions.
November 18, 2011 In The News
This excerpt from the Pasadena Star News documents Rep. Chu’s fervent opposition to the National Right to Carry Reciprocity Act.
November 18, 2011 In The News
This San Gabriel Valley Tribune article mentions Rep. Chu as one of many Members of Congress opposed to Industry consolidation plans.
November 17, 2011 In The News
This article acknowledges the accomplishments of three Diamond Bar High students who won the 2011 STEM Contest, sponsored by the Chinese Institute of Engineers. Each of the winners received a certificate of recognition from Rep. Chu.
November 17, 2011 In The News
This piece from NPR’s All Things Considered is about the National Right to Carry Reciprocity Act, which was recently passed in the House. Congresswoman Judy Chu voted against the bill because it would allow criminals convicted of selling drugs to children to carry loaded, concealed weapons.
November 14, 2011 In The News
This article discusses the injustices and brought upon Chinese Americans because of the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882. Rep. Chu spearheaded the effort to pass H. Res. 282, which expresses regret for this dark time in our history.
November 9, 2011 In The News
This article highlights Rep. Chu’s fierce advocacy to protect funding for L.A.’s community health clinics.
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