Washington, DC — Today, the Trump Administration announced an expansion of the existing Muslim Ban to include six new countries: Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar, Eritrea, Nigeria, Sudan, and Tanzania. Of these countries, Sudan and Kyrgyzstan are majority-Muslim, Eritrea and Tanzania are about half Muslim, Nigeria has the world’s 5th largest Muslim population and Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar are currently experiencing a genocide, which this ban will make it harder to escape.
Washington, DC — Today, as President Trump considers an expansion of the Muslim Ban, Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) announced that she will be bringing Islmail Alghazali as her guest to the State of the Union. Ismail is a US citizen living in New York City who was separated from his family by the Muslim Ban, unable to even meet his newborn daughter for months. Rep. Chu issued the following statement:
Washington, DC — On December 19, 2019, House Democrats voted to pass HR 5430, a bill to implement the US-Mexico-Canada free trade agreement (USMCA). Today, President Donald Trump signed the legislation. Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27), a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, which has jurisdiction over trade, and who took part in a CODEL to Mexico to engage in talks about the trade deal, issued the following statement:
Washington, DC — Today, Representative Judy Chu (CA-27) joined a bipartisan group of lawmakers who represent communities across the Inland Empire in sending a letter, led by Representative Norma Torres (CA-35), to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar demanding answers about a flight reportedly arriving at Ontario International Airport (ONT) with 230 passengers from Wuhan, China on board.
Washington, DC — Today, on the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz and Holocaust Memorial Day, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 943, the Never Again Education Act. The Never Again Education Act directs the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum to develop and nationally disseminate Holocaust education resources to high school and middle school educators.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Three years after President Trump’s Muslim ban first separated thousands of families, Congressmember Judy Chu (CA-27) and U.S. Senator Chris Coons (Del.) today brought together Members of Congress, faith and civil rights leaders, and individuals directly impacted by the ban to call for passage of the NO BAN Act, legislation that would end the President’s Muslim ban and prevent another baseless, discriminatory ban from happening again. Chu and Coons were joined by U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (Ill.), Richard Blumenthal (Conn.), and Mazie Hirono (Hawaii) and U.S.
Washington, DC — Today, Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) issued the following statement to recognize Korean American Day, which commemorates the arrival of the first Korean immigrants to the US on January 13, 1903 and the contributions of Korean Americans in all aspects of society:
U.S. Congresswoman Judy Chu (CA-27) and U.S.
Washington, DC — Today, in accordance with the War Powers Resolution of 1973, the House of Representatives passed H. Con. Res. 83 to terminate the use of US Armed Forces to engage in hostilities in or against Iran, unless approved by Congress. Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) voted for the resolution and issued the following statement:
This morning in Baghdad, the US conducted a missile strike that killed Iranian General Qasem Suleimani and others. Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) issued the following statement: