I am proud of the neutral REAL ID bill the legislature passed last session that did not contain any harmful anti-immigrant language and would allow Minnesotans to board domestic flights without needing additional documents like a passport.
Tragedies like the shooting in Las Vegas has happened too many times in this country. It’s time for America and Minnesota to engage in real conversations about how to stop senseless gun violence.
Sen. Foung Hawj welcomed more than 972 citizens to the United States on Wednesday, Sept. 6 at the U.S. Naturalization Ceremony at Saint Paul’s RiverCentre.
Legislators, the People of Color and Indigenous (POCI) Caucus, leaders of faith, immigrant allies, and caring Minnesotans gather in solidarity today with DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) recipients who entered the United States as minors under the age of 16.
Senator Foung Hawj Reiterates POCI Caucus Statement on Trump Response to Violence in Charlottesville
Senator Foung Hawj, DFL-Saint Paul, released the following statement today to reiterate the position of the People of Color & Indigenous (POCI) Caucus in response to President Trump’s support of the white supremacists in Charlottesville.
ST. PAUL, Minn – Senator Foung Hawj (DFL- St. Paul) will be taking part in a Town Hall with members of the U.S. Advisory Council on Human Trafficking at Metropolitan State University’s Dayton’s Bluff campus. The Council is housed within the U.S. Department of State, and is scheduled to meet with victim’s groups and area non-profits and agencies next week in addition to hosting a public Town Hall.
The Town Hall details are as follows:
WHO: U.S. Advisory Council on Human Trafficking and Sen. Foung Hawj
WHERE: Metropolitan State’s Auditorium
WHEN: Tuesday, July 25 from 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.