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Asian Americans

Two Asian American Federal Judges Put Latest Travel Ban on Hold

posted by Randall
Theodore Chuang

Judge Theodore Chuang of the Federal District Court of Maryland

Two federal judges have hit President Donald Trump with a powerful one two punch by issuing nationwide orders freezing his executive order on travel from six mostly Muslim countries.
Overnight Judge Theodore Chuang of Maryland became the second judge to freeze the ban, following … Read more


Indivisible: A Practical Guide for Resisting the Trump Agenda

posted by Randall
Anti-Trump Protest, NAPAWF

Courtesy of NAPAWF
The National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum participate in the Women’s March on New York City. They have a series of forums planned in the coming months.


By Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge

Since Donald Trump’S inauguration as the 45th President of the U.S.last Jan. 21, the people have risen … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Stand with Nan-Hui Supporters Rally in San Francisco to Say “Not One More”

posted by Randall


Nan-Hui Jo

Released domestic violence survivor Nan-Hui Jo and supporters gathered on the steps of San Francisco’s City Hall Wednesday celebrating her recent victory and remembering that her struggle is not over.

Nan-Hui addressed the crowd, describing how much she missed her daughter, expressing gratitude to all her supporters, and emphasizing that her situation is … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

SF Magazine: The Worker Revolt at an Upscale Chinese Restaurant

posted by Randall

Yank SingSan Francisco’s Yank Sing Restaurant is unlike most Chinese restaurants in the city by the Bay.

Its surroundings are elegant.

Its customer base ranges closer to the upper middle class.

Its two locations are outside the ethnic enclaves of Chinatown or other San Francisco neighborhood’s with a large Chinese concentration.

But unfortunately, what makes it … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

SF Examiner: Chinatown Tenants Stop Evictions

posted by Randall

Rally to stop eviction at 2 Emery Lane in SF ChinatownTenants facing eviction from a SRO (Single Room Occupancy) building in San Francisco’s Chinatown won a decisive victory with some high profile help.

Mayor Ed Lee, who in his early days worked as an attorney and tenant advocate for Asian Law Caucus, stepped in with Supervisor Julie Christensen to halt the ouster of tenants at … Read more

Asian Americans

Asian Americans Take to Twitter to Protest Obama Delay on Immigration Reform

posted by Randall

ImmigrationMany Asian Americans have been quite active on Twitter expressing their disappointment in President Obama’s decision to delay action on immigration reform.

Obama had promised to issue an executive order sometime near the end of summer, but the White House says that order will be delayed until after the November mid-term elections to avoid the … Read more

East Asian American

USA Today: President Obama comes to SF Chinatown to push immigration reform

posted by Randall

Betty Ann Ong Recreation CenterPresident Obama today will make an appearance in San Francisco’s Chinatown at the Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center to focus attention on immigration reform, reports USA Today.

For the latest, read this article from the Mercury News.

It’s part of a West Coast swing for the President who will also appear at … Read more

Top Story

SF Examiner: Eviction of Elderly Chinese American Family Delayed

posted by Randall

Lee Family evictionA landlord has refused to pay the compensation owed to an elderly Chinese American family (pictured) who has lived in their San Francisco apartment for 34 years and now faces eviction, reports the SF Examiner.

Gum Gee Lee, 73, and her husband, Poon Heung Lee, 79, along with their disabled 48-year old daughter had … Read more

Top Story

SF Examiner: Protestors Stall Eviction of Elderly Chinese Couple

posted by Randall

  Omar CalimbasHundreds of protestors came out Wednesday to successfully delay the eviction of an elderly Chinese couple in San Francisco, reports the  SF Examiner.

The Sheriff Department never arrived to carry out the scheduled court ordered eviction.

“At first they were coming here for sure, then we understood that they were coming here to assess … Read more

Community Issues

New American Media: Few Undocumented Chinese Taking Advantage of Dream Act

posted by Randall


New American Media  is reporting that Chinese immigrants are well under represented among those applying for deferred action.

Among the 15,000 eligible for a two year reprieve from deportation, the Migration Policy Institute estimates less than 1,400 have applied.

“Even though Chinese are eligible, they’re not applying at a high rate … Read more


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