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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.

May 9, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC — Today, Reps. Judy Chu (CA-27) and Jackie Walorski (IN-02) introduced H.R. 5722, the Dr. Todd Graham Pain Management Improvement Act.

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May 8, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) issued the following statement on President Trump’s decision to unilaterally violate the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), also known as the Iran deal:

May 8, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC —On Monday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced his new plan to separate immigrant children from parents when apprehended at the border. Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) released the following statement:

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May 4, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC — On Friday, the Trump Administration announced they would be ending temporary protected status for Hondurans who were displaced by a hurricane in 1999. After 20 years of living and contributing here, including many who have started businesses and bought homes, it is estimated that 60,000 Hondurans will be forced to return to Honduras by January 2020. Rep.

May 4, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC — Yesterday, Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) introduced H.Res. 869 to recognize the history and contributions of American Muslims to our country.

May 4, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC — In a campaign ad released by Don Blankenship, a Republican candidate for Senate in West Virginia, the candidate used racial slurs against Chinese and Chinese Americans. This is the latest in a series of racial statements aimed at Chinese and Chinese Americans from Mr.

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In The News

August 10, 2015 In The News
Among lawmakers in attendance Tuesday were Democratic Reps. Zoe Lofgren of San Jose, Judy Chu of El Monte and Lucille Roybal-Allard of Los Angeles -- all outspoken critics of family detention who described visiting the facilities in Texas earlier this summer and speaking with mothers and children there.
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July 24, 2015 In The News
Congress sets the 7(a) program's lending limit and can vote to authorize raising it. San Gabriel Valley Congresswoman Judy Chu is co-sponsoring a bill that would do just that and is hoping her colleagues will take action before heading off on a long recess next week.
June 5, 2015 In The News
Rep. Judy Chu (D-Calif.) is one of a number of lawmakers who have called on federal officials to investigate. In a letter to Chu dated May 29, an official from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services wrote that the agency strives "to do our work with the greatest possible integrity and efficiency." It continues:
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May 29, 2015 In The News
A vast majority of these women and children escaped the dangerous Northern Triangle region in Central America, many fleeing gender-based or gang violence. In fact, many, if not all, have legal claims to be here. New data shows that more than 75 percent of detained families have demonstrated “credible fear” of persecution in their home countries.
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May 21, 2015 In The News
"There is no way to detain families humanely," Rep. Judy Chu (D-Calif.) said. "Family detention cannot be fixed, it must end once and for all."
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May 13, 2015 In The News
"The enthusiasm of the thousands who attended today's summit and the many others celebrating around the country gives me hope for a future where AAPIs, and all Americans, are valued as equal contributors to our society and have the chance to achieve the American Dream," Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus chair Rep.
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May 12, 2015 In The News
U.S. Representative Judy Chu, a California Democrat, cited the Senate race in Virginia last year as an example, when Democratic Senator Mark Warner was struggling in the race. She said, “Senator Warner made a very concerted appeal to them that paid off. An overwhelming 68 percent of API supported him. Senator Warner won by less than 1 percent. APIs were clearly the margin of victory.”
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May 4, 2015 In The News
The members of Congress who wrote the letter to Carter include Rep. Judy Chu, D-Calif., whose nephew Lance Cpl. Harry Lew killed himself in Afghanistan in April 2011 after hours of alleged abuse by his fellow Marines, who were angry with him for falling asleep multiple times while he was on watch.
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April 29, 2015 In The News
Rep. Judy Chu (D-Calif.), the head of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, echoed the disappointment, accusing Abe of ignoring "Japan’s responsibility for this particularly troubling and painful chapter."
April 14, 2015 In The News
Simply being born poor today determines much of your future, from your health to your earnings. Inequality starts young. Through no fault of their own and independent of any choices they make, those born poor do not live as long or earn as much on average. And children born to low income parents are now earning even less than the generations before them.

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