CONGRESSWOMAN ELISE STEFANIK
H.Res. 1036 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Tuesday, March 9, 2010, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ) on January 22, 2010.
H.Res. 1036 would resolve that the House of Representatives urges all people in the United States to recognize the invaluable contributions Korean Americans have made to this Nation.
According to the resolution's findings, on January 13, 1903, the arrival of 102 pioneer Korean immigrants to the United States marked the first chapter of Korean immigration in this country.