The world is truly a global community. I am proud that my congressional district is home to a diverse population of thousands of people who can trace their ancestries to all parts of the world. We should continue to strengthen our relations with other nations politically, economically, culturally, and socially.
09/13/2013-H.R.2947, International Women's Freedom Act of 2013 [113th Congress]
02/13/2013-H.R.665, Indonesian Family Refugee Protection Act [113th Congress]
01/04/2013-H.RES.19, Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Senate should ratify the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW). [113th Congress]
12/07/2011 - H.R. 3590, Indonesian Family Refugee Protection Act [112th Congress]
05/15/07 - H. Res. 407 - Expressing the strong support of the House of Representatives for the positive actions by the Government of the Republic of Cyprus aimed at opening additional crossing points along the cease-fire line, thereby contributing to efforts for the reunification of the island. [110th Congress]
07/11/07 -Letter to President Bush urging him to assist the International Criminal Court (ICC) to hold those responsible for genocide in Darfur accountable.
10/28/05 - Letter to Secretary of State Rice requesting clarification of U.S. policy toward Sudan