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House Proceeding 07-14-09 on Jul 14th, 2009 :: 0:12:30 to 0:13:45
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Mazie Hirono

0:12:29 to 0:12:49( Edit History Discussion )

Mazie Hirono: or created formula, but then again, $18 million can't buy credibility. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. for what purpose does the gentlewoman from hawaii rise? ms. hirono: to address the house for one minute. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. ms. hirono: mrspeaker, today i hosted a panel discussion on the results of a historic poll

Mazie Hirono

0:12:30 to 0:13:45( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Mazie Hirono

Mazie Hirono

0:12:50 to 0:13:10( Edit History Discussion )

Mazie Hirono: on women immigrants to america. today women comprise half or more of the immigrants entering this country. women are the new face of migration in america. among the findings of this historic poll, many women immigrants acknowledge speaking little or no english while confronting anti-immigrant discrimination, lack of hark and low-paying employment, well below the status of the

Mazie Hirono

0:13:11 to 0:13:31( Edit History Discussion )

Mazie Hirono: professional work most did in thr home countries. 38% of the women came to join family members. 22% to make a better life for their children. their two biggest challenges were to help their children achieve success and to be able to hold their families together. the pollata paralleled my mother's own experience in

Mazie Hirono

0:13:32 to 0:13:45( Edit History Discussion )

Mazie Hirono: bringing me and my brothers to the united states from japan in the mid 1950's. her desire to build better futures for us. her early low-paying no benefit jobs, her determination to keep the family together as head of household, the importance of

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