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Posted on: January 12, 2021

Korean American Day

Korean American Day graphic

In 2003, President George W. Bush proclaimed a celebration of the 100th anniversary of the arrival of the first Korean immigrants. In 2005, the U.S. House and Senate passed simple resolutions in support of Korean American Day. Since then, states across the country have passed bills declaring January 13th as an annual celebration of Korean American Day.

Check out this proclamation issued by Mayor Nitesh Patel recognizing January 13th as Korean American Day in La Palma. 

Korean American Day 011321 Proclamation

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