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Washington, DC—Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) released the following statement today in commemoration of Hawaiian Language Month:
Washington, DC—Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) released the following statement today in response to reports that President Trump is expected to order a temporary ban on refugees:
Washington, DC—Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) joined U.S. Senators Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Rob Portman (R-OH), and U.S. Representatives Ann Wagner (MO-02) and Jim Sensenbrenner (WI-05) in reintroducing the Trafficking Survivors Relief Act today. The bipartisan legislation would create a process for victims of human trafficking to request relief from non-violent federal crimes committed as a direct result of human trafficking.
Originally published in the Garden Island: https://thegardenisland.com/news/local/military/wwii-filipino-vet-to-receive-highest-civilian-award/article_15de57c0-8c5c-5549-9e1a-386100087ae7.html
WWII Filipino vet to receive highest civilian award
The island’s last surviving Filipino World War II veteran will soon receive the nation’s highest civilian honor.
The Filipino Veterans of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act was signed into law by President Barack Obama Thursday, awarding Kauai resident and World War II veteran Sixto Tabay the medal.
Originally published by Hawaii News Now: https://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/story/34068451/wwii-filipino-vets-to-be-recognized-with-congressional-gold-medal-under-new-law
President Obama signs law to recognize WWII Filipino vets
The president has signed into law a measure that will award Filipino veterans of World War II the Congressional Gold Medal.
The measure was sponsored by U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii), and U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii).