“With this event, the Asia Pacific Cultural Center continues its tradition of showcasing the vibrant histories, customs, and contributions of the API community, effectively promoting tolerance at a time when such efforts are needed more than ever,” said Habib.
“Today’s ruling by the 9th Circuit affirms what we in Washington state already knew; our lawsuit is on solid footing, and Judge Robart’s ruling was well-reasoned. It is my sincere hope that the Trump Administration will stop playing games and focus on national security, rather than singling out hardworking Muslim immigrants.”
The Washington Retail Association stopped by Thursday to meet with the Lt. Governor, with the conversation centered on working with WRA members such as Walgreens, Wal-Mart and Home Depot to assist veterans and persons with disabilities in finding employment.
Lt. Governor Cyrus Habib kept the focus on statewide economic development Thursday, broaching economic issues affecting the Tri-Cities.
Washington Post Opinion — Washington Lt. Gov.: Trump’s order would have blocked my parents from moving here
President Trump’s recent executive order denying entry to refugees as well as immigrants and visitors from seven majority-Muslim countries has disrupted the lives of thousands of people here and abroad. I can relate to what those families are going through. Two decades ago, my family would have been one of them.
In response to President Trump’s executive order on immigration, Lt. Governor Cyrus Habib has spearheaded an online portal to assist those affected by the ban.
Lt. Governor Cyrus Habib spoke to members of the Community Employment Alliance Wednesday within the Capitol’s rotunda.
Lt. Gov. Cyrus Habib emphasized the importance of trade to Washington state’s economy and his commitment to enhancing trade opportunities for all Washington businesses during the annual Maritime Day reception at the Capitol. The event, traditionally a joint legislative day for the Washington Maritime Federation (WMF) and the Washington Public Ports Association (WPPA), aimed at […]
The third annual CleanTech Day in Olympia kicked off in celebration of all things clean energy-related Monday. The lieutenant governor joined Elliot Mainzer, the administrator of the Bonneville Power Authority, delving into the benefits of clean technology and its necessity in a world dealing with climate change. In fact, climate change has already had an […]
Lt. Governor Habib condemned President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration in the days immediately following its signing, along with Governor Jay Inslee and other Washington state elected officials.