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Schiff, Colleagues Send Letter to California Textbook Publishers Urging Inclusion and Expansion of Armenian Genocide Education
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Schiff, Colleagues Send Letter to California Textbook Publishers Urging Inclusion and Expansion of Armenian Genocide Education

Recently, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) announced that, along with seven of his California delegation colleagues, he wrote to major publishers of social studies and history textbooks in California to urge them to include additional information and context about the Armenian Genocide. In 2014, Governor Brown signed AB 1915, requiring the Armenian Genocide to be incorporated…

Rep. Schiff Angered at Republicans Blocking His Amendment to Protect DREAMers
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Rep. Schiff Angered at Republicans Blocking His Amendment to Protect DREAMers

On Wednesday, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) released the following statement after Republicans on the House Rules Committee voted against Schiff’s amendment to defund any attempts to deport DREAMers after President Trump’s decision to end  the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA): “Less than twelve hours after President Trump announced he would end DACA, House Republicans…

California Lawmakers Ask CBP About Claims of Visa Holders Coerced to Sign Away Rights
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California Lawmakers Ask CBP About Claims of Visa Holders Coerced to Sign Away Rights

  On Feb. 3, 14 California lawmakers sent a letter to Kevin McAleenan, Acting Commissioner of Customs and Border Protection (CBP), for clarity on CBP’s actions and claims against them in implementing President Donald Trump’s executive order temporarily banning travel from seven Muslim-majority nations. The letter, led by Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27), specifically mentions reports…