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
By Olivia Wolf
AsAmNews Staff Writer
(Editor’s Note: AsAmNews concludes its countdown of the top five stories of 2017 with number one-the turmoil following the resignation of almost the entire White House Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and the uncertain future of the … Read more
Chico State in Northern California has announced plans to make permanent the Hmong Cultural Roots and Contemporary Issues course.
The class has been offered several times, but this is the first time it will be … Read more