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Mar 25, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Representative Ami Bera, M.D. (D-CA), Chair of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia, and Nonproliferation released the following statement after the Biden Administration announced sanctions on two military holding companies, Myanmar Economic Holdings Public Company Limited (MEHL) and Myanmar Economic Corporation Limited (MEC).

Mar 24, 2021 Press Release
Legislation passed the House of Representatives in the 116th Congress

WASHINGTON, DC – Representative Ami Bera, M.D. (D-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia, and Nonproliferation, yesterday reintroduced H.R. 2118, the Securing America From Epidemics (SAFE) Act.

Mar 19, 2021 Press Release
Subcommittee Hearing Explored China, North Korea, and Opportunities in the Region

WASHINGTON, DC – Representative Ami Bera, M.D. (D-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia, and Nonproliferation, today chaired the first Subcommittee hearing of the 117th Congress. The hearing, titled “America’s Way Forward in the Indo-Pacific,” explored challenges and opportunities for U.S.

Mar 18, 2021 Press Release
American Dream and Promise Act will provide vital protections to up to 3.4 million immigrants

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representative Ami Bera, M.D. (D-CA) voted to pass H.R. 6, the American Dream and Promise Act, landmark legislation to modernize and reform our immigration system and secure permanent protections and a pathway to citizenship for Dreamers.

Mar 18, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Representatives Ami Bera, M.D. (D-CA), Gerry Connolly (D-VA), Joe Wilson (R-SC), and Mike Kelly (R-PA), co-chairs of the Congressional Caucus on Korea, released the following statement on Secretary of State Blinken and Secretary of Defense Austin’s trip to the Republic of Korea. 

Mar 18, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Ami Bera, M.D. (D-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia, Rep. Steve Chabot (R-OH), Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia, and Reps.

Mar 17, 2021 Press Release
Legislation includes Bera-championed provisions to strengthen protections for South Asian American communities

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representative Ami Bera, M.D. (D-CA) voted to pass H.R. 1620, the Violence Against Women Reauthorization (VAWA) Act of 2021. This critical reauthorization, which passed the House of Representative with bipartisan support, will safeguard and build upon life-saving protections for women throughout California and across the country.

Mar 15, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Representative Ami Bera, M.D. (D-CA) last week introduced H.R. 1796, the Health Care Enrollment Innovation Act, legislation that will help states experiment with innovative ways to expand health insurance coverage for more Americans.

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Mar 10, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Representative Ami Bera, M.D. (D-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia, and Nonproliferation, released the following statement on the 62nd anniversary of the Tibetan Uprising:

Mar 10, 2021 Press Release
Fellowship broadens U.S. cooperation with Taiwan and expertise in the Indo-Pacific region by exchanging U.S. public servants to Taiwan

WASHINGTON, DC - Representative Ami Bera, M.D. (D-CA), Chairman of the Asia Subcommittee on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Senator Edward J.

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