GOP reps dismissed the issue's magnitude, like Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, who claimed “there is no kitchen in America that thinks this is the priority.”
Rep. Grace Meng (D-N.Y.) heads the group of Asian American and Pacific Islander lawmakers making the request.
"Many Americans remain unaware of the important impact that AAPIs have had on our country,” the New York congresswoman told HuffPost.
Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) said she ordered that tampons be available for purchase at the House supply store with office funds.
Meng says Jin Park, an undocumented college student, will help highlight the inaction regarding DACA.
Meng Hongwei's wife says she received a threatening phone call from a man speaking Chinese one week after her husband went missing.
The developers said they would like to make "a sincere and formal apology to the Chinese community."
This fiscal year's deaths of ICE detainees are the most since 2011.
Advocates fear it could get worse under President Donald Trump.
Three: The struggle for AAPIs to garner greater recognition within the political mainstream is also compounded by ongoing