Wednesday 22nd February 2017,

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Chinese American

Feb 22, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

A Glimpse at Trump’s Plans for Deporting Undocumented Immigrants

posted by Randall
Immigrant Rights protest by AAPIs

The AAPI community will be impacted by President Trump’s deportation strategy.

By Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge

The worst fears of the American immigrant community may be coming true after details of Donald Trump’s plans to deport millions of undocumented immigrants were revealed  in draft guidelines from Homeland Security Sec. John Kelly to immigration … Read more

Campus

Feb 21, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Anti-Muslim and Immigrant Flyers Posted at University of Texas

posted by Randall

Vanguard TexasA town hall meeting has been called by the chancellor of the University of Texas after anti-Muslim and anti-immigrant flyers were found on campus, reports The Statesman.
 
The flyers proclaimed “imagine a Muslim-free America” and “A notice to all citizens of the United States of America, it is your civic duty to report … Read more

Campus

Feb 20, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

I Am Muslim Too Rallies Held Across Country. Asian American Theater Company Joins Movement

posted by Randall

I am Muslim Too rally in Los Angeles

I am Muslim Too rallies were held in cities nationwide including one in Los Angeles


 
Muslims and Muslims alike in at least nine cities participated in I Am Muslim Too Rallies Sunday.
 
The rallies were held from New York to Los Angeles with such protestors as Chelsea Clinton and Edward James Olmos joined … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Feb 20, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Awards Season Means the Return of the Anna Awards

posted by Randall
Rogue One

Best Picture goes to Rogue One: A Star Wars Story by casting three Asian actors in prominent roles. Above, the Rogue One crew didn’t include a single white male (See below).

By Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge

It’s award season for the entertainment industry and once again, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have mostly … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Feb 19, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Mac Duggal Showcasing India-Inspired Designs at New York Fashion Week

posted by Brittney Le
Mac Duggal

Mac Duggal at NYFW Premiere of Fall Winter 2017 with Raquel Pelissier Miss Universe Haiti 1st Runner Up and Chanelle De Lau Miss Universe Curacao

Indian American fashion designer Mac Duggal brought his A-game to the runway recently at  New York Fashion Week (NYFW) 2017,  Duggal’s first show at NYFW,

 
Duggal’s new fashion line … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Feb 18, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

75th Anniversary of Executive Order 9066 Remembered

posted by Louis Chan
Day of Remembrance, Sadako Kashiwagi, Hiroshi Kashiwagi

Sadako and Hiroshi Kashiwagi recalled their experience being incarcerated at Tule Lake

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

The current political climate casting a suspicious eye on Muslims and refugees is all too familiar to Sadako Kashiwagi.

At just 10 years old, she was rounded up and imprisoned along with more than 18,000 Japanese Americans … Read more

Indian American/ South Asian American

Feb 18, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Suspect Pleads not Guilty for Defacing Mosque Vandalism

posted by Randall

Islamic Center of DavisBy Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge

 
A woman was arrested Tuesday and charged with hate enhanced crimes for vandalizing a mosque in Davis, California and tying strips of bacon at the entrances.
 
Lauren Kirk-Coeho, 30, pleaded not guilty Feb. 17.
 

Kirk-Coehlo, was arrested Tuesday morning on suspicion of breaking six of … Read more

Asian Americans

Feb 17, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Trump inspires hate groups, says SPLC report

posted by Randall

Southern Poverty Law Center Year of Hate report

By Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge

A year ago, the headline of the report on hate groups by the Southern Poverty Law Center read “Hate Groups on the Rise.” Sadly, this year’s report concludes that hate groups have risen for the second year in a row.

The rise in the number of hate groups … Read more

Asian Americans

Feb 16, 2017 Ξ 8 comments

16 Asian American Pacific Islander Advisors to President Trump Resign

posted by Louis Chan
President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (Photo by White House Initiative of AAPIs)


By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

 

In a stunning show of resistance, 16 member of the President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have submitted their resignations to President Trump.

The ten members who resigned … Read more

Chinese American

Feb 16, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

AAPI Cheer Downfall of Trump’s Labor Secretary Nominee

posted by Randall
Andrew Puzder

Andrew Puzder

By Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge

 

President Donald Trump’s pick to become Labor Secretary, Andrew Puzder, withdrew his name from nomination after a videotape of his ex-wife alleging domestic abuse surfaced.

Puzder, the CEO of the Hardee’s and Carl’s Jr. fast food chains, who has seen his hearings delayed multiple times … Read more

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