By Olivia Wolf
AsAmNews Staff Writer
The 35,000 international adoptees who were not covered by the Child Citizenship Act of 2000 are now one step closer to becoming legal citizens of the United States.
Members of the Adoptee Rights Campaign (ARC), Senator Mazie Hirono (D-HI), and Representative Adam Smith … Read more
Views From The Edge
By Ed Diokno
By now you’ve likely heard about the racist comments uttered by Donald Trump. The noise and fury arising from those remarks drowned out the reason the meeting was being … Read more
|‘The Big Sick’ has the honor of winning the 2018 Best Asian/American Movie Award.|
By Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge
It’s awards season. The Golden Globes were just handed out. The writers, actors and directors will be handing out its yearly awards. The Grammys are coming soon, the Academy Awards will be announced.… Read more
A federal judge in San Francisco temporarily blocked the Trump administration from ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program that prevents the deportation of children brought into the U.S. by their undocumented parents.
In his ruling, Judge … Read more
By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent
Grace Ho Brosnon of Tacoma has worked in IT since… Read more
Hong Chau was a surprise Golden Globe nominee for her best supporting role in Downsizing.
She didn’t win Sunday night, losing to Allison Janney (I, Tonya). Yet the award has given her a higher profile, and also made her the target of those critical of her accent in the movie.… Read more
Aziz Ansari became the first Asian American man to win in the best actor category in a comedy at the Golden Globes Sunday night, reports the Evening Standard.
He joins a short list of Asians to win a Golden Globe in the awards 75 year history. Others, according to KPRC, include Haing S. … Read more
The first Vietnamese American elected to the Massachusetts State Senate has been sworn in after winning a special election, reports the Sentinel & Enterprise.
Republican Dean Tran won by just 600 votes last month.
Members of the Vietnamese American community were on hand to celebrate the Republican’s victory. … Read more