大家有听过本地一家叫神奇兔子的汽车美容中心吗（Magic Rabbit Car Wash and Detail)？这一家由本地华人经营的公司是本地第七台2013年票选丹佛最佳的汽车美容中心，该公司也在本地5280杂志上名列前茅，它们有两家分店，一家在5651 County Line Place, Highlands Ranch，另一家在10159 S Park Glenn Way, Parker。编辑推荐本地华人的爱车族一定要去试试它们的服务，它们的网址是http://www.magicrabbitcarwash.com/ 。
科罗拉多共和党下星期六（6月7日）邀请科罗拉多州联邦众议员Mike Coffman和加州联邦众议员Ed Royce在位于1000 Yale Avenue的韩国杂志Weekly Focus文化中心和本地亚裔社团举行座谈，Royce先生目前是联邦众议员国际事务委员会的主席。感谢科罗拉多共和党团通知资讯网此项活动，大家如果有兴趣参加可以在以下网址报名，https://www.facebook.com/events/695825963809712/ 。
不知道在市中心上班上课的朋友们有没有注意到，今年一月起，在17街和Champa交口新开了一家名叫“茶云 （Tea Cloud)”的茶馆。和星巴克旗下的Teavana不同，这是一家华人小本经营专门以提供茶饮服务为主的小店，它们的茶饮选择琳琅满目，也包括红茶，绿茶，花茶，乌龙茶，印度茶和波霸奶茶等等，它们同时也提供叉烧包，面包和其它不同糕点供大家享用，大家下次到市中心不妨去试试，它们的脸书网址是， https://www.facebook.com/teacloud 。
大家喜欢听国家公共广播网（NPR)每周六上午的“等等，不要告诉我（Wait Wait Don't Tell Me)时事猜谜栏目吗？这是该电台最受欢迎的益智栏目，栏目里诙谐的对话常常让听众们莞尔一笑。该栏目将于7月10日晚上七点半移师Morrison市著名的红石圆形室外剧场（Red Rock Amphitheater)举行，粉丝们可以到以下网址订票，http://redrocksonline.com/concerts-events/detail/wait-wait-do-7-10-2014 。
资讯网的朋友最近提出了以下问题：“如果美国政府出台法案限制H1B的发放，华人什么态度啊？”。 以下是编辑的回答: “因人而异，本地华人对此议题应该会有自己的见解和立场。编辑希望推动的是为在美国就读，优秀的留学生们提供更多的移民机会，合理化F-1签证，OPT，H1B签证，绿卡到归化的程序。提供给在各学科符合一定学术水平，社区贡献等等高标准的优秀人才保证签证名额，防止这些人才回流，但这並不能代表本地绝大多数华人的立场。” 希望大家也能够为此议题表示意见，谢谢。
“U.S. Repsentatives Judy Chu, Judy Biggert and Mike Coffman along with Senators Feinstein and Brown, Thursday announced the introduction of a resolution calling on Congress to formally acknowledge and express regret for the passage of a series of laws during the turn of the 20th Century that violated the fundamental civil rights of Chinese-American settlers.
"A century ago, the Chinese came here in search of a better life. But they faced harsh conditions, particularly in the halls of Congress. Congress passed numerous discriminatory exclusion laws that barred the Chinese from accessing basic rights given to other immigrants. These laws engendered hatred, bigotry and prejudice in the minds of Americans towards Chinese. Many were brutally murdered, and even more were abused, harassed and detained," said Chu, lead House co-sponsor, at a press conference to introduce the resolution.
"It is long overdue that Congress officially acknowledges these ugly laws, and expresses the sincere regret that Chinese Americans deserve. The last generation of settlers impacted by this legislation are leaving us, giving Congress a short window to make amends to those who were directly affected. As the first Chinese American Congresswoman, I am proud to say that we will today introduce a resolution on the House Floor that does just that" Chu continued
"This resolution takes an important step towards recognizing one of the great – yet often overlooked – injustices in our shared history, and accepting the lessons it has to teach us," said Biggert, lead House co-sponsor.
"America's strength has always derived from the principles of our founders and our ongoing struggle to live up to those ideals. This resolution continues that struggle by calling on Congress to illuminate a past mistake, and reaffirm our commitment to freedom and equality. I'm very pleased to join Congresswoman Chu in introducing this resolution as part of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, which celebrates the contributions of countless Chinese Americans," Biggert added.
"Today we take an important step in acknowledging a great injustice in American history when Congress, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, enacted a series of discriminatory measures against Chinese Americans that not only limited their rights but denied them citizenship," said Coffman, original House co-sponsor.
"In 1910, the U.S. government opened the Angel Island Immigration Station to isolate Chinese immigrants in San Francisco and the Bay Area. These immigrants were separated from family members, subjected to embarrassing medical examinations and detained for months and sometimes years. Despite these hardships, Chinese immigrants persevered, and today make invaluable contributions to the development and success of our country," said Senator Feinstein, lead co-sponsor of the Senate resolution.
"The enactment of Chinese exclusionary laws is a shameful part of our history that must not be forgotten. I hope this resolution will serve to inform those who may not be aware of this regrettable chapter in our history, and bring closure to the families of immigrants who lived through this difficult time," said Feinstein.
"Today we take a step toward expressing regret over an unfortunate period in U.S. history when Chinese immigrants were discriminated against because of their race," said Senator Brown, lead co-sponsor of the Senate resolution. "Chinese-Americans have been a critical component of our national fabric and have contributed to our country in so many ways. This resolution expresses our nation's gratitude for their contributions."
The Chinese Exclusion Laws involved legislation Congress passed between 1870 and 1904 that explicitly discriminated against persons of Chinese descent based on race. In 1882, Congress passed the Chinese Exclusion Act, which imposed a ten-year moratorium on Chinese immigration and naturalization of Chinese settlers. The law was later expanded several times to apply to all persons of Chinese descent, each time imposing increasingly severe restrictions on immigration and naturalization. Although the Chinese Exclusion Laws were repealed in 1943 as a war measure after China became a World War II ally of the United States, Congress has never formally acknowledged that the laws singling out and ostracizing Chinese were incompatible with America's founding principles.”
“RESOLUTION OF SUPPORT FOR CONGRESSIONAL APOLOGIES
WHEREAS, Congress, during a period exceeding 60 years, enacted laws that adversely and specifically targeted the Chinese in America on the basis of race, including the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882; and
WHEREAS, Congress has given apologies for similar legalized governmental mistreatment to minorities other than the Chinese (i.e. Japanese Americans in 1988, Native Hawaiians in 1993, African Americans in 2008 and 2009; Native Americans in 2009); and
WHEREAS, Congress passed resolutions only of regret to the Chinese Americans (S.R.201 in 2011
and H.R.683 in 2012), and NOT RESOLUTIONS OF APOLOGY for the Congressional discrimination against the Chinese Americans continues the perception once sanctioned by Congress that Chinese Americans are second class persons; and
WHERES, the history of Congress indicates that an apology, and not just an expression of regret, is the appropriate action to be taken in redressing injustices towards a particular ethnic group as a result of Congressional action; and
WHEREAS, the Proposed Congressional Apology Resolutions originated by the Chinese American Citizens Alliance, Greater San Gabriel Valley is endorsed by the Chinese Benevolent Association, Los Angeles;
WHEREAS, the Proposed Congressional Apology Resolutions is also supported by the Los Angeles Board of Supervisors and by the Chinese American Citizens Alliance chapters in Los Angeles, Houston and Chicago
WHEREAS, the Proposed Congressional Apology Resolutions utilizes the same language as the Congressional resolutions of regret except for the replacement of “regret” with “apology” and for additional language to define the differences between the two, to describe the contributions of the Chinese Americans to the United States, and sets forth the Congressional history of apologies granted to other minorities;
WHEREAS, Congressional apologies will give the Chinese Americans their rights to be treated equally with all of the other minorities who have received Congressional apologies for similar legalized mistreatment; and
WHEREAS, the endorsement and support of the Proposed Congressional Apology Resolutions by the Federation is an important step in the continuance of its mission and purpose by protecting the equal rights of the Chinese in America; and
NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT
The Republican Party of Texas endorses and supports the Proposed Congressional Apologies to the Chinese Americans for governmental actions that denied equal rights to and adversely harmed the Chinese in America.”