JFAV LOBBY AT THE US CONGRESS, MARCH 11-14, 2017

For Immediate Release

Justice For Filipino American Veterans (JFAV)17309115_1411415218932483_4252211883406081976_n

March 18, 2016

JFAV LOBBY AT THE US CONGRESS, MARCH 11-14, 2017 

Washington DC– THE JFAV LOBBY WENT ON IN US CONGRESS DESPITE BEING IN THE EYE OF THE SNOW STORM;  MARCH 2017. 

The Justice for Filipino Americans (JFAV) lobbyist did a good job. They lobbied 29 representatives and 5 senators from March 11-14  for the Filipino Veterans Fairness Act or HR 2766  to be re-introduced in 2017.

The JFAV lobbyist from Los Angeles and New York also thanked the 29 Representatives who supported the passage of the Congressional Gold Medal for Filipino WWII Veterans and the Reuniting Families Act still now passed by the House and the Senate.

17309595_10104984984727501_4330545985552339572_nFilipino Veterans Fairness Act of 2016

The JFAV lobbyist also explained to the US Congress, What is full equity for JFAV? This is not retroactive.  This is the Filipino Veterans Fairness Act of 2016.

The JFAV lobbyist added, “ This is fairness. Reduced from $1.2 billion in 2013, the budget is estimated at $600 million.

That is, we demand military pension for veterans (~$2000 each month) and survivors pension for widows to cover the remaining 15,000 to 20,000 WWII Filipino-American veterans who are passing away at a rate of 10 per day.”

JUSTICE DELAYED IS JUSTICE DENIED.

For more information please call Al at (213)318-9065 or visit our website at www,jfavusa,org.

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