A Japanese American widow who was cowered behind her 86-year old husband as sheriff deputies shot him in their home has filed a wrongful death suit against the Santa Clara County in California’s Silicon Valley.
In court papers obtained by AsAmNews, 90-year-old Harue Craig accuses Deputy Douglas Ulrich of using … Read more
On Sunday April 9, an Asian American passenger was forcibly removed from his seat, screaming and blood covered his face, by United Airlines at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport. Since then, the whole world has witnessed the violence through the internet and is struggling to understand how United Airlines could use such force against … Read more
Three Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders knocked the White House for a loop when at the 11th hour, they succeeded in blocking the President’s travel ban from six mostly Muslim countries.
The orders by Judge Theodore Chuang from the district of Maryland and Derrick Watson from the district of Hawaii … Read more
Asian Americans Advancing Justice has launched a new website to track incidents of hate plaguing the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities. Amidst the racially-charged atmosphere of today’s political climate, many Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders are fearful.
“While … Read more
By Ed Diokno
One of the hallmark’s of President Obama’s administration has been the rebirth of the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice.
By Ed Diokno
Donald Trump’s presidential victory prompted demonstrations in dozens of U.S. cities, talk of California’s secession from the United States and a stirring of a movement to counter the growing anti-minority and anti-immigrant acts of his supporters from… Read more
I’m numb. What just happened?
President Donald Trump. Excuse me, I feel sick to my stomach.
It’s devastating to someone who believes in a pluralistic society, that diversity is an asset.
Donald Trump just scored the most stunning upset in the history of the United States — maybe in the… Read more
The attorney for an Indian man who was left partially paralyzed after an encounter with Madison, Alabama Police expressed dismay that Officer Eric Parker is returning to the force, reports WHNT.
Parker used a leg whip that sent Sureshbhai Patel hard into the concrete pavement of the sidewalk.
“Police departments have a … Read more
Today, there are 10 million immigrants living in California, according to the California Immigration Policy Center. Immigrants are often one of the most vulnerable populations living in the United States. When convicted of minor crimes, they not only face the threat of detention, but the threat of deportation as well.
This is why … Read more