(Editor’s Note: This is the fifth in a series of blogs on the author’s search for her Chinese birth parents. Her trip to China was recently concluded. This is her journal of her travels.)
I had just began the eight-hour train ride to Beijing. So long Shaoyang!
I’m still trying … Read more
A report by the Pew Research Center predicts Asians will be the nation’s largest immigrant group by 2055, surpassing Hispanics. More Asian immigrants have moved to the U.S. than Hispanic immigrants every year since 2000.
The U.S. Asian population grew 72 percent from 2000 to 2015 to a record 20.4 million, which is … Read more
Photo by Charlie Nguyen (IMG_7708) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
Asian American actors often find themselves stereotyped into the select few “Asian” roles that are offered in Hollywood. John Cho of American Pie fame, however, has set out to break through the stereotypes and make his mark in Hollywood.
Recently, Cho has … Read more
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By Ed Diokno
A Thai/American medical student is one of the six DACA participants suing the Trump admininstration.
The suit, filed today (Sept. 18) in San Francisco federal court, is the first to be brought by beneficiaries of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program since U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions … Read more
ROBERT HODGES, 32, was charged with three counts of premeditated murder for the deaths of Kelvin Hodges, 11, Julia Hodges, 9, and Lucas Hodges, 7 months. He also faces one count of attempted murder for the alleged assault on his wife, Mai Sheng Hodges.
In an earlier press conference earlier, Yolo County District Attorney Jeff … Read more
By Ed Diokno
HISTORY was made at the Emmy’s last night (Sept. 17) when TV’s most coveted honor was awarded to Riz Ahmed, the first Asian/American actor to win an Emmy.
Ahmed won the award for Outstanding Acting In A Limited Series for his work on HBO’s The Night Of. … Read more
Addison Russell is back to his old self just in time for the Chicago Cubs’ final push towards the playoffs and possibly the chance to defend their World Series title.
Defying all expections, Russell’s quick foot injury appears to cured. When he was put on the disabled list, there was a possibility that he would… Read more
By Ed Diokno
THE CALIFORNIA ASSEMBLY today (Sept. 15) approved SB 54 that would make the state a so-called sanctuary state.
SB 54, which Gov. Jerry Brown is expected to sign, aims to restrict collaboration between local law enforcement and federal agents, but it does allow police to communicate with immigration … Read more