An Asian American federal judge in Maryland early today became the second in less than 24 hours to halt the latest version of President Trump’s travel ban.
The Washington Post reports Judge Theodore D. Chuang blocked the White House from enforcing the ban
California Governor Jerry Brown this week signed a bill written to assist citizens that lack required proficiency in English to successfully fill out election ballots.
By Gabi Wy
When Elizabeth Mann served as developer for the Phoenix Chinese Cultural Center in 1997, painstakingly recruiting the best of the best from China to build the center, she never imagined anyone would want to tear it down.
However, new company and building owner True North made clear its intentions to … Read more
Two bodies family members believe to be the missing hikers from Southern California were found embracing one another on a trail in Joshua Tree National Park.
The bodies are believed to be Joseph Orbeso, 21, of Lakewood and Rachel … Read more
The fire that has ripped through California’s wine country has destroyed an area made known worldwide by the early “wine king” of the state, Kanaye Nagasawa.
AsAmNews is proud to be part of a joint effort between New America Media and Pro Publica to track the increasing number of hate crimes in the United States.
Dozens of protesters entered an art gallery in New York’s Chinatown to protest an installation there they consider racist.
The group said in the statement the work by Omer Fast at the James Cohan Gallery reinforces “racist narratives of uncleanliness, otherness and blight that have historically been projected onto Chinatown.”
The … Read more
Views from the Edge
One of the many amazing stories coming out of the devastating wildfires in Northern California is the inspirational presence of the hotshot from American Samoa.
As the worst fire in California history continues to burn, firefighters have come from across the country and as far away as Australia … Read more
By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent
Kumail Nanjiani is on a roll. From his role on HBO’s popular series Silicon Valley to his critically acclaimed movie The Big Sick and now last night’s featured appearance on Saturday Night Live, if the comedian is not a house hold name yet, he’s certainly taking big … Read more
It was the largest refugee resettlement program in U.S. history. More than 1 million Southeast Asians, victims of war and genocide were granted asylum and resettled in the U.S.
Some 10,000 Cambodians, were resettled in the Bronx, just as people who were living there in the 80s were fleeing … Read more