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Apr 21, 2014 Press Release
State Department acknowledges increase in visa rejections and pledges to remedy the problem
U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, received the answers she sought from Secretary of State John Kerry about the widespread denial of tourist visas to young Israelis seeking to visit the United States following their military service.
Apr 17, 2014 Press Release
Congresswoman renews call for passage of her bill to prohibit stores from selling the outdated products that put infants at risk
U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens), sponsor of legislation to prohibit the sale of expired baby formula, today criticized Walmart after the retail giant was caught selling formula past its expiration date. 
Apr 16, 2014 Press Release
Event to include several prominent labor unions
U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, announced today that she will hold a vigil to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the massive factory collapse in Bangladesh that killed 1,129 people.
Apr 11, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) this afternoon marked Equal Pay Day by calling on Congress to close the wage gap that continues to exist between women and men.
Apr 11, 2014 Press Release
Today, Reps. Joe Crowley (NY-14) and Grace Meng (NY-6) released the statement below in response to the agreement reached by UPS and Teamsters Local 804 to reinstate the workers dismissed by UPS last week:

Apr 6, 2014 Press Release
Chief Deputy Whip Peter Roskam (R-IL) and Congresswoman Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Middle East, today urged a key House panel to increase funding for Israel’s missile defense systems including the Iron Dome, Arrow, Arrow 3 and David's Sling programs.
Mar 26, 2014 Press Release
Congresswoman’s “Jewish and Korean-American Intercultural Dialogue” event to feature Korean Consul General and leaders of key Jewish and Korean-American organizations
Event to take place at Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center on campus of Queensborough Community College in Bayside
U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, announced that she will host a panel discussion in Queens on fostering friendship between the Jewish and Korean-American communities.
Mar 25, 2014 Press Release
Winning entry to be featured on House of Representatives’ website and displayed in U.S. Capitol
U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today invited high school students from Queens to participate in the first annual Congressional Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) contest entitled “The House STEM App Challenge.”
Mar 24, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) hailed Governor Cuomo’s announcement today that he’s moving forward with directing the Port Authority to address airplane noise over Queens.