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Latino and Asian American leaders told Congress people are afraid of participating in the 2020 census following the Trump administration's failed attempt to include a citizenship question.

Congratulations to FDNY Chief of Fire Prevention Joseph Jardin, who was named honoree of the year at the Asian American Congress annual gala

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Several members of Congress seek Asian American and Pacific Islander representation on the Democratic presidential debate stage.

Great to see Asian American Pacific Islander members of Congress talking to AAPI interns on the Hill about running for public office. @APIAVote 

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As we conclude Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, I'm honored to celebrate San Diego's AAPI community, which strengthens our region’s culture and economy. I will continue to ensure our AAPI community has their voices heard in Congress. #APAHM 

@AndyKimNJ  flipped his district from red to blue last cycle to become the first Asian American member of Congress from NJ. He previously served as a civilian adviser in Afghanistan and as the White House National Security Council’s Iraq director under President Obama. #APAHM 

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This #APAHM  month, learn more about five Asian-American politicians who paved the way for others after them from the governor’s mansion to the halls of Congress.

Dalip Singh Saund, the first Sikh American, Asian and Indian American elected as a voting member of Congress, he served as a Representative of California's 29th District. His accomplishments + support for minorities did not go unoticed, we're joining @18millionrising  for #APIHM !

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Late Rep. Dalip Singh Saund was the first Asian American, the first Sikh American, and the first Indian American to serve in U.S. Congress. #APAHMPioneers 

Late Rep. Dalip Singh Saund was the first Asian American, the first Sikh American, and the first Indian American to serve in U.S. Congress. #APAHMPioneers 

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Patsy Mink was the first nonwhite and first Asian-American woman elected to Congress. She coauthored Title IX based on her own experiences. Thanks to Title IX, Americans today are protected from sex discrimination in federally funded schools. #WomensHistoryMonth 

As the first woman of color to serve in Congress, Patsy Mink is one of many Asian American women who have made history. #WomensHistoryMonth 

. and honor the late Congressman Dalip Singh Saund, the first Asian-American, the first Sikh-American, and the first Indian-American to serve in Congress. (corrects link) #MonumentalAmerican 

#116thHouse . % change in representation from the previous Congress: Women +22.6% Millennials +420% Openly identifies as LGBTQ +33.3% African American +17% Hispanic/Latina American +4.7% Asian/Pacific Islander +7.1% Native American +100% (via Business Insider)

Civil rights hero Patsy Mink was the first Asian American woman elected to Congress. In 1972, she co-authored legislation to require the government to provide equal funding for women’s sports and education programs. #AsianHeritageMonth 

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Former Senator Daniel Akaka, the first Native Hawaiian ever elected to Congress, has died at 93. In 1996, he successfully lobbied Congress to award 22 Asian-American WWII veterans with the Medal of Honor.

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Patsy Mink, the first Asian American woman elected to Congress, co-authored the landmark #TitleIX , revolutionizing gender equality in our nation's schools & institutions #WomensHistoryMonth 

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