The Democrat has represented the Silicon Valley in California since 2000, but lost by 52,000 votes 61 to 39 percent to Ro Khanna. Honda was hurt by the yet to … Read more
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.
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
The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights has joined the calls asking Attorney General Loretta Lynch to launch an investigation into the suspected racial profiling of Chinese Americans.
The Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus released a set of recommendations to the White House it says would dramatically reduce deportations that have spiked under the Obama Administration, reports Politico.
It wants an increase in the number of deportations of young undocumented immigrants deferred to a broader group of people.
About 5 million people … Read more