Assemblymember Eng Recognized As “Extraordinary APA”

Press release from Assemblyman Mike Eng's office:

Alhambra, CA- The Pacific Citizen News Magazine awarded Assemblymember Mike Eng (D-Alhambra) with their “Extraordinary APA” Award of 2011 for authoring legislation to recognize the contributions of all immigrants to the development of the United States and California and for also authoring legislation to honor World War II Nisei Veterans. 

“I am honored to receive this award from such a nationally recognized Asian-American Journal that has been at the forefront of reporting on current affairs in the Asian-American Community,” said Assemblymember Eng.  “As a State Assemblymember, my legislation is a reflection of my values which has been to give Asian-Americans, who in the past have been disenfranchised, the recognition that they deserve for their past and current contributions to California and the United States.” 

Assembly Eng is the author of ACR 76—Day of Inclusion- which acknowledges December 17 as a “Day of Inclusion” in recognition and appreciation of the priceless contributions of all immigrants to the United States and to the state of California. The Resolution also marks the repeal of The Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882.   Assemblymember Eng is also the author of AJR 33 – Commemorative Postage Stamp- which urged the Citizens Stamp Advisory Committee of the United States Postal Service, on behalf of the California State Assembly and Senate, to approve a commemorative postage stamp honoring the Nisei (Japanese American) veterans who served in the United States Army during World War II.

The Pacific Citizen is the leading Asian American news magazine for award-winning stories, in-depth reporting and exclusive interviews in the United States.  This is the second year in which the news magazine has recognized outstanding Asian-Americans for their work in various fields.   For 2011, Pacific Citizen recognized a total of 17 Asian-Americans for achievements in fields ranging from sports, the law, and legislation to civil rights, the arts and entertainment.

The 2011 “Extraordinary APAs” will be featured in Pacific Citizen’s May 4, 2012, issue.

Assemblymember Eng Recognized As “Extraordinary APA” by the Pacific Citizen News Magazine

Alhambra, CA- The Pacific Citizen News Magazine awarded Assemblymember Mike Eng (D-Alhambra) with their “Extraordinary APA” Award of 2011 for authoring legislation to recognize the contributions of all immigrants to the development of the United States and California and for also authoring legislation to honor World War II Nisei Veterans. 

“I am honored to receive this award from such a nationally recognized Asian-American Journal that has been at the forefront of reporting on current affairs in the Asian-American Community,” said Assemblymember Eng.  “As a State Assemblymember, my legislation is a reflection of my values which has been to give Asian-Americans, who in the past have been disenfranchised, the recognition that they deserve for their past and current contributions to California and the United States.” 

Assembly Eng is the author of ACR 76—Day of Inclusion- which acknowledges December 17 as a “Day of Inclusion” in recognition and appreciation of the priceless contributions of all immigrants to the United States and to the state of California. The Resolution also marks the repeal of The Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882.   Assemblymember Eng is also the author of AJR 33 – Commemorative Postage Stamp- which urged the Citizens Stamp Advisory Committee of the United States Postal Service, on behalf of the California State Assembly and Senate, to approve a commemorative postage stamp honoring the Nisei (Japanese American) veterans who served in the United States Army during World War II.

The Pacific Citizen is the leading Asian American news magazine for award-winning stories, in-depth reporting and exclusive interviews in the United States.  This is the second year in which the news magazine has recognized outstanding Asian-Americans for their work in various fields.   For 2011, Pacific Citizen recognized a total of 17 Asian-Americans for achievements in fields ranging from sports, the law, and legislation to civil rights, the arts and entertainment.

The 2011 “Extraordinary APAs” will be featured in Pacific Citizen’s May 4, 2012, issue.

Assemblymember Eng Recognized As “Extraordinary APA” by the Pacific Citizen News Magazine

Alhambra, CA- The Pacific Citizen News Magazine awarded Assemblymember Mike Eng (D-Alhambra) with their “Extraordinary APA” Award of 2011 for authoring legislation to recognize the contributions of all immigrants to the development of the United States and California and for also authoring legislation to honor World War II Nisei Veterans. 

“I am honored to receive this award from such a nationally recognized Asian-American Journal that has been at the forefront of reporting on current affairs in the Asian-American Community,” said Assemblymember Eng.  “As a State Assemblymember, my legislation is a reflection of my values which has been to give Asian-Americans, who in the past have been disenfranchised, the recognition that they deserve for their past and current contributions to California and the United States.” 

Assembly Eng is the author of ACR 76—Day of Inclusion- which acknowledges December 17 as a “Day of Inclusion” in recognition and appreciation of the priceless contributions of all immigrants to the United States and to the state of California. The Resolution also marks the repeal of The Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882.   Assemblymember Eng is also the author of AJR 33 – Commemorative Postage Stamp- which urged the Citizens Stamp Advisory Committee of the United States Postal Service, on behalf of the California State Assembly and Senate, to approve a commemorative postage stamp honoring the Nisei (Japanese American) veterans who served in the United States Army during World War II.

The Pacific Citizen is the leading Asian American news magazine for award-winning stories, in-depth reporting and exclusive interviews in the United States.  This is the second year in which the news magazine has recognized outstanding Asian-Americans for their work in various fields.   For 2011, Pacific Citizen recognized a total of 17 Asian-Americans for achievements in fields ranging from sports, the law, and legislation to civil rights, the arts and entertainment.

The 2011 “Extraordinary APAs” will be featured in Pacific Citizen’s May 4, 2012, issue.

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