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Schatz, CAPAC Members Meet With President Obama

WASHINGTON- Senator Brian Schatz joined his colleagues in the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC) for a meeting at the White House with President Obama to discuss the need to pass comprehensive immigration reform in the House, federal action on Native Hawaiian recognition and other priorities important to the people of Hawai‘i. Schatz is a member of CAPAC.

“During the meeting, President Obama showed his clear commitment to prioritizing key issues that are important to Hawai‘i and the Asian-American and Pacific Islander community, including passing comprehensive immigration reform in the House, federal action to ensure that Native Hawaiians have a government to government relationship, and diversity in the President’s cabinet,” said Senator Brian Schatz. “Today’s meeting marked an important step in a partnership between the President and Congress when advancing measures that will benefit Hawai‘i. I will continue to work with my CAPAC colleagues and the delegation to ensure that the people of Hawai‘i are heard in Washington, D.C.”