By Louis Chan & Ed Diokno
AsAmNews National Writers
(This post has been updated with Congressional response)
Asian American leaders joined the rest of the nation in expressing their heartfelt sadness following the horrendous police shootings that left five police officers dead and several
By Aswin Mannepalli
Nathan Lowe is the son of first-generation Chinese Americans who deeply identified with their Evangelical faith and the Republican Party. His turn leftward began after his exposure to Asian American and ethnic studies courses. “I got involved in a local community … Read more
by Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent
With the latest poll in California showing Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton in a dead heat, Tuesday’s race could be decided by Asian American voters who make up almost 15 percent of the eligible state electorate.
Clinton … Read more
Actors George Takei, John Cho, Constance Wu, Sonal Shah, Vincent Rodriguez III, and Joey Quenga are joining forces in a new campaign to urge Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders to vote.
Despite being the fastest growing ethnic group in the United States, … Read more
The poll of 1,212 registered voters was conducted in English, Cantonese, Mandarin, Korean, and Vietnamese between April 11 and May 17 of this year by landline and cellphone.
Voters … Read more
The details of a new policy that will enable family members of Filipino World War II veterans to apply to come to the United States while waiting the issuance of their visas, were revealed Monday by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).
The survey is being conducted by APIAVote, Asian Americans Advancing Justice|AAJC, and AAPI Data. Multi-lingual polling began last week and will run through mid-May. So far 111 responses have been collected from New York State. The … Read more
President Obama has nominated Federal Judge Lucy Koh to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, reports SF Gate. Koh would be just the second Korean American on an appeals court if confirmed.
Her confirmation is uncertain, however, with the Republican majority in the Senate choosing to leave many seats vacant rather than … Read more
(Updated 1:55 Eastern Time)
The U.S. Supreme Court this morning announced it will hear a case challenging President Obama’s executive actions on immigration.
Nearly half a million Asians would receive protection from deportation if the high court rules in favor of the plan, according to Asian Americans Advancing Justice.
“We are extremely pleased the U.S. … Read more