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Apr 27, 2021 Press Release
Calls for an End to China’s Attempts to Isolate Taiwan From International Community

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the four leaders of Congress’s foreign relations subcommittees on Asia launched the #LetTaiwanHelp campaign to urge the World Health Organization (WHO) to invite Taiwan to participate in the 74th World Health Assembly (WHA). Representative Ami Bera, M.D.

Apr 26, 2021 Press Release
Representative Bera Statement on COVID-19 Outbreak in India

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, 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 surge in COVID-19 cases and deaths in India.

“My heart breaks over the tragedy unfolding in India, including the thousands of lives lost per day to the COVID-19 virus.

Apr 16, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Representative Ami Bera (CA-07), a member of the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee, and U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), a member of the U.S.

Apr 16, 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.

Apr 14, 2021 Press Release
Urges Administration to timely process Special Immigrant Visa applications

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representative Ami Bera, M.D., Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia, and Nonproliferation, released the following statement on President Biden’s decision to withdraw all remaining U.S. troops from Afghanistan by September 11, 2021.

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. 

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