Rep. Jimmy Gomez and U.S. Senator Kamala Harris Introduce Korean American Day Resolution
Washington, January 11, 2018
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (D – Los Angeles) and U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris (D – CA) issued the following joint statement after introducing House Resolution 686 and Senate Resolution 373 in recognition of Korean American Day, which is on January 13, 2018.
The 2018 Korean American Day marks the 115th anniversary of the arrival of the first Korean immigrants to the United States on January 13, 1903.
Congressman Jimmy Gomez also gave a one-minute speech on the House floor prior to filing the resolution. Congressman Jimmy Gomez represents the 34th Congressional District of California, which includes Los Angeles’s Koreatown, the largest Korean American population in the country.