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Entries by Rep. Mike Honda from 09/2011

Obama and Homeland Security Moving Nation in Right Direction on Immigration

| Posted 09.13.2011 | Politics

The Obama administration recently announced that immigration enforcement programs will no longer target DREAM Act-eligible youth and other low-priority immigration offenders.

White House Cleans Up Republican-Caused Casualties to Women's Health Programs

| Posted 09.20.2011 | Women

President Barack Obama's increasing access for millions of women to birth control, breast pumps, HIV tests and five categories of preventive services ...

End of 'Don't Ask Don't Tell' Signals Crucial Milestone in American History

| Posted 09.21.2011 | Politics

I rise today in support of the historic official repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell.

What One Day of Afghan War Funding Means for Peace Corps' 50th Anniversary

| Posted 09.27.2011 | Politics

In order to heal America's reputation in the world and better tackle emerging global crises, we need the Peace Corps to be bigger, better, bolder and more diverse. What better time to reinvigorate the Peace Corps than as it celebrates its 50th anniversary this month?

US Approach to Punishing Pakistan Is Ineffective: Why Bridges, Books & Butter Approach Will Win Hearts and Minds

| Posted 09.29.2011 | Politics

Contrary to popular opinion among U.S. foreign policymakers, the way to undermine growth of insurgencies in Pakistan is not through drone strikes, air and night raids, or covert operations,