Vietnamese priest Reverend Chuong Hoai Nguyen recently wrote a letter to President Donald Trump offering his own citizenship to a Syrian refugee. Commonweal Magazine, an independent journal run by Catholics, released the letter this week.
In his letter, Rev. Nguyen shows his support for Syrian refugees, having been a refugee … Read more
By Zara Zhi
AsAmNews Staff Writer
A social media post about job discrimination by an Asian American woman is quickly going viral. Tiffany Trieu was excited about a job she had applied for and sent a LinkedIn message to the company’s president.
But, as she explains on Facebook, her enthusiasm quickly turned … Read more
By Assemblymember Rob Bonta
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As many as 18,000 people adopted from South Korea by American parents find themselves without American citizenship.
Their parents either wrongly assumed their children would automatically receive citizenship or failed to complete the necessary paperwork.
An unknown number of other adoptees from numerous other countries are in … Read more
By Ed Diokno
It was Samoans vs. Samoans. That made it easier for the U.S. Supreme Court to turn down an appeal that would have granted automatic citizenship to residents of American Samoa.
By Ed Diokno
Attorneys representing a group of American Samoans seeking U.S. citizenship Monday (Feb. 1) asked the U.S. Supreme Court to hear their case.
The case, which if successful would recognize a constitutional right to citizenship for those born in… Read more
“Many have been waiting more than 20 years for family members to join them in the United States. The current system is clearly … Read more
26,000 Filipino nationals who fought alongside the American military during World War II were granted American citizenship in 1990. It came under an immigration law signed by then President George H.W. Bush. Yet, these American citizens can’t get green cards for their children, reports the Washington Post (file photo of wreath laying ceremony)
That’s because … Read more
KLAS is reporting that the path to citizenship for five Chinese nationals in Las Vegas has been derailed.
The five came to the United States under the federal EB-5 Immigrant Investor program. Participants are eligible for citizenship if they invest a half million dollars and employ 10 American citizens within two years.
All five were … Read more