U.S. Representative Ed Royce

39th District of California
 
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  • In Case You Missed It: Rep. Royce Recognizes All America Chinese Youth Federation’s “30 Under 30” Recipients
    Posted in Press Releases on June 13, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Asia and the Pacific

    (Courtesy of All America Chinese Youth Federation) U.S Representative, Chairman of the House Foreign Affair Committee, Hon. Ed Royce and Los Angeles county Supervisor Hon. Kathryn Barger with all other supervisors signed on congratulation letters and certificates to “AACYF 2017 30 under 30” all recipients during Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. All America Chinese Youth Federation (AACYF) started holding 30 under 30 selection for Chinese American from this year, 30 excellent young professi... Read more

  • MENG AND ROYCE SEEK TO CREATE POSTAGE STAMP IN HONOR OF THE APPROXIMATELY 12,000 CHINESE RAILROAD WORKERS WHO HELPED CONSTRUCT AMERICA’S FIRST TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD
    Posted in Press Releases on May 11, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Asia and the Pacific

    Today, during Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) and U.S. Rep. Ed Royce (R-Fullerton) reintroduced a resolution that urges the United States Postal Service to issue a commemorative postage stamp in honor of the Chinese railroad workers who helped build America’s first Transcontinental Railroad from 1865 to 1869. This week marks the 148th anniversary of the railroad’s completion. Approximately 12,000 Chinese immigrant laborers worked under extremely dangerous a... Read more

  • Chairman Royce Receives Highest Korean Honor
    Posted in Press Releases on May 2, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Foreign Affairs, Asia and the Pacific

    Washington, D.C. – House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA) today received The Order of Diplomatic Service Merit, Gwanghwa Medal, 1st Class, for his significant contributions to strengthening relations between the Republic of Korea and the United States. The medal is the highest honor a foreign dignitary can receive from the Republic of Korea. On receiving the award, Chairman Royce said: “I am honored to receive one of Korea’s highest distinctions. I have long championed closer ... Read more

  • Royce Calls on President Trump to Reaffirm Taiwan Relations Act and the Six Assurances
    Posted in Press Releases on April 6, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Foreign Affairs, Asia and the Pacific

    Washington, D.C. – Ahead of President Trump’s meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping, U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Fullerton) – along with 150 of his colleagues – sent a letter to President Trump that emphasizes the mutual interests between the U.S. and Taiwan and urges the president to reaffirm the Taiwan Relations Act and the Six Assurances as the cornerstone of U.S.-Taiwan bilateral relations. Text of the letter is below, and a signed copy is available here. Dear Mr. President: We write... Read more

  • Congressman Royce Applauds Decision to Let Comfort Women Statue Stand
    Posted in Press Releases on March 27, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Asia and the Pacific

    Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Fullerton), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, issued the below statement after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear a suit seeking the removal of the comfort women statue in Glendale’s Central Park: “I applaud the Supreme Court's decision to let the Glendale Peace Memorial stand. By remembering the past, including the women who suffered immensely, we help ensure these atrocities are never committed again. Now that the highest c... Read more

  • Chairman Royce Defends the Memory of "Comfort Women"
    Posted in Press Releases on March 7, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Asia and the Pacific

    U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Fullerton), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, delivered the following statement via a staff member at the Glendale Peace Memorial today in response to the Japanese's government's continuing efforts to remove the statue tribute to "comfort women": "It is an honor to address this important issue to which we have all been committed for so long. And I want to thank the city of Glendale for its efforts to protect this important monument. As Chairman of t... Read more

  • Chairman Royce Celebrates the Lunar New Year
    Posted in Press Releases on January 30, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Asia and the Pacific

    U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Fullerton), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, celebrated the Lunar New Year this past weekend throughout Southern California. He attended the following events: - Irvine Chinese School/SCCCA Lunar New Year Event (Irvine, CA) - Sunny Hills High School Lunar New Year Event (Fullerton, CA) - Hsi Lai Temple Lunar New Year Event (Hacienda Heights, CA) - Korean American Federation of Orange County's 2017 New Year Music Night (Anaheim, CA) - Orange County S... Read more

  • Chairman Royce Recognizes the Lunar New Year
    Posted in Press Releases on January 24, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Asia and the Pacific

    U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Fullerton), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement after introduction of a resolution he cosponsored calling for Congressional recognition of the Lunar New Year: "The Lunar New Year brings friends and family together for good food, festivities, and blessings for the new year. Asian Americans make up a vibrant part of the American story; it's only right that the United States Congress recognizes the millions of people cele... Read more

  • Chairman Royce Recognizes Korean American Day
    Posted in Press Releases on January 13, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Asia and the Pacific

    U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Fullerton), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and former Chairman of the U.S.-Republic of Korea Interparliamentary Exchange, released the following statement to mark Korean American Day today: "Since January 13, 1903, when the first Korean families reached the United States, Korean Americans have taken root and thrived in our country through their strong family ties and hard work. In my own district, I am continually impressed with the Korean America... Read more

  • Chairman Royce Launches Asian American Community Working Group
    Posted in Press Releases on September 26, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education, Asia and the Pacific

    U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Fullerton), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, recently launched the Asian Pacific Congressional Advisory Council (APCAC). The working group made up of local leaders of Chinese, Filipino, Indonesian, Korean, Taiwanese, and Vietnamese descent will meet with Chairman Royce on a regular basis to discuss federal issues of concern to the Asian American community in Southern California. “As a representative of a vibrant Asian American community, meeting th... Read more