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US Representative Jimmy Gomez introduces bipartisan House resolution in recognition of Korean American Day

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Rep. Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) introduced H.Res. 38 on January 11, 2019, observing Korean American Day and the contributions Korean American citizens have made to the United States.
“Korean American Day is an opportunity for all of us to recognize the countless contributions the Korean American community has made to American life, from the private and public sectors to the world of art, education, and entrepreneurship," Rep. Gomez said. "Since arriving in the United States in 1903 – starting off as farmworkers, wage laborers, and section hands – the story of Korean American immigrants and the subsequent success of their descendants is one that many other Americans can relate to. As the congressional representative of the largest Korean American community in the country, I am proud to reintroduce the Korean American Day House Resolution on the 116th anniversary of their arrival to the United States.”
Read the full text of the bill here.

Original cosponsors of H.Res. 38 include Reps. Judy Chu (CA-27), Alan Lowenthal (CA-47), Gerry Connolly (VA-11), Ro Khanna (CA-17), Grace Meng (NY-06), Scott Peters (CA-52), Eleanor Holmes Norton (DC-AL), Rob Woodall (GA-07), Bill Pascrell Jr. (NJ-09), Ted Lieu (CA-33), Raul Grijalva (AZ-03), Grace Napolitano (CA-32), Barbara Lee (CA-13), Jan Schakowsky (IL-09), Linda Sanchez (CA-38), Mark Takano (CA-41), Katie Porter (CA-45), Michael San Nicolas (GU-AL), Ed Case (HI-01), Gil R.Cisneros Jr. (CA-39), Andy Kim (NJ-03), Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), and Susie Lee (NV-03).

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