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Jan 1, 2018 Ξ Comments Off on Trump Ties DACA to Border Wall

Trump Ties DACA to Border Wall

posted by Brittney Le

San Diego Border Wall Projections (photos by Jill Marie Holslin and OLBSD)

Activists projected light graffiti onto the border wall prototypes in Tijuana. Photo by Jill Marie Holslin and OLBSD, provided by Backbone Campaign via Flickr Creative Commons.

By Ed Diokno
Views From The Edge

 

As we expected, all along, Donald Trump’s expressed sympathy for the Dreamers was nothing but a ploy to find some … Read more

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Oct 7, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Vietnamese woman awaits stem cell transplant, but visa system still broken for many

Vietnamese woman awaits stem cell transplant, but visa system still broken for many

posted by Brittney Le
Helen Huynh (left)

Helen Huynh (right) celebrates a birthday with family

By Brittany Le
AsAmNews Staff writer

Important tests are now being conducted to see if doctor’s can proceed with the stem cell transplant that could save the life of leukemia patient Helen Huynh.

Immigration authorities had persistently denied Huynh’s sister Thuy Nguyen an emergency visa to come … Read more

Asian Americans

Trump poised to slam door on Dreamers, says report

Trump poised to slam door on Dreamers, says report

posted by Ed Diokno

By Ed Diokno
Views From the Edge

This Labor Day is the long weekend of discontent; when hundreds of thousands of young children of undocumented parents have had trouble sleeping, checking the news popups on their smart phones, surfing the news channels for Donald Trump tweets or White House leaks.

Reports Sunday (Sept. 3) say … Read more

Asian Americans

Jul 19, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Washington Post: Rhetoric in Presidential Race May Motivate Asian Americans to Register To Vote

Washington Post: Rhetoric in Presidential Race May Motivate Asian Americans to Register To Vote

posted by Frances Fu
Voter Registration Day

Voter registration drives like this one will be a key component of the Clinton campaign

Asian Americans are the fastest growing racial group in the United States; yet to date, neither political party has successfully won over the Asian American voting bloc. Known as the “sleeping giants” in this year’s presidential election, Asian Americans may Read more

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Mar 23, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on LA Times: Filipino Bakery Workers Sue Employer

LA Times: Filipino Bakery Workers Sue Employer

posted by Jason Fong

L’Amande French BakeryThe Los Angeles Times reports that owners of two bakeries in Beverly Hills and Torrance are being sued by 11 current and former employees for 27 separate legal violations, including human trafficking and labor laws.

 Analiza and Goncalo Moitinho De Almeida were sued on charges of exploiting their workers who came to the U.S. under … Read more

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