By Ed Diokno
With 18 House Representatives and U.S. Senators, including two non-voting members from the territories of America Samoa and Northern Mariana Islands, the 115th Congress will have the most Asian American and Pacific Islander members ever. From the day they officially sit in their Capitol offices, they will face … Read more
Statements of support are pouring in following the recent announcement by first term Hawaii Rep Mark Takai (D-HI) that he will not seek re-election because his cancer is spreading.
Takai beat a crowded field of candidates to win his first term in 2014. He announced his decision on Thursday. … Read more
By Eliana Yu
Not even fully dressed, a Temple University physics professor rushed to answer the urgent knocking on his front door last May, only to find he was being arrested by FBI agents wearing bulletproof vests in a raid.
King appearing on the Morning Joe used the word when criticizing presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s stance on homeland security.
“I don’t know if he’s thought … Read more
The rules add an extra layer of oversight and members of APAC hope this will slow racial profiling and overzealous … Read more
The two-term congresswoman replaces Rep Judy Chu (D-CA) who founded CAPAC in 2011.
“In order to energize the AAPI community and ensure we have a seat at the table,we must work hard to elect candidates that understand and will … Read more
Late night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel issued an on-air apology Monday night for the “kill everyone in China” comment aired on his show nearly two weeks earlier.
The apology did not satisfy members of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, reports Rafu Shimpo.
“There seems to be a lot of people upset … Read more
Mister Obama urged the Caucus members to push the House to pass reform which he says is necessary to reduce the deficit, improve the economy and create jobs, according to … Read more
Next week, the Republican dominated House takes up their own version of the bill.
Even as Republicans attempt to reach out to Hispanic and Asian voters and think an immigration bill is key to those efforts, there are no … Read more