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Asian Americans

Asian American Community Reaches Out To DACA Recipients with Mental Health Programs

posted by Tanvi Wattal

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Photo By Rhododendrites

The Asian American community has taken a step to help DACA, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, recipients after the Trump administration announced that the program would be abolished.

According to NBC News, one month after the announcement, the Asian Pacific Policy and Planning Council (A3PCON) opened up free programs to … Read more

Campus

Week of #AAPIAction Underway. Trump’s Intentions Emerging

posted by Louis Chan

White HouseBy Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

The White House Sunday night poured water on hopes that President Trump would make a deal ensuring a path for citizenship  for 700,000 Dreamers.

 

A spokesperson said during a call with the media that they are “not interested in granting citizenship” to current DACA recipients, according to

Vox.  Read more

Uncategorized

DACA beneficiaries file lawsuit vs. Trump administration
Sep 19, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on DACA beneficiaries file lawsuit vs. Trump administration

DACA beneficiaries file lawsuit vs. Trump administration

posted by Ed Diokno

By Ed Diokno

Views From the Edge

A Thai/American medical student is one of the six DACA participants suing the Trump admininstration.

The suit, filed today (Sept. 18) in San Francisco federal court, is the first to be brought by beneficiaries of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program since U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions Read more

Community

California takes big step towards becoming a sanctuary state
Sep 16, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on California takes big step towards becoming a sanctuary state

California takes big step towards becoming a sanctuary state

posted by Ed Diokno

By Ed Diokno

Views From the Edge

THE CALIFORNIA ASSEMBLY today (Sept. 15) approved SB 54 that would make the state a so-called sanctuary state.

SB 54, which Gov. Jerry Brown is expected to sign, aims to restrict collaboration between local law enforcement and federal agents, but it does allow police to communicate with immigration … Read more

Blogs

Sep 9, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on DACA: Steve Bannon says Catholic Church “Needs Illegal Aliens to Fill the Churches”

DACA: Steve Bannon says Catholic Church “Needs Illegal Aliens to Fill the Churches”

posted by Randall

Steve Bannon
 
By Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge

 
If Steve Bannon were to come into my church, he’d take one look at all the brown-skinned, black-haired, Filipinos, Vietnamese and Latinos in the pews and do a quick 180 and make an exit to the parking lot.
 
Bannon, the former chief strategist to Donald … Read more

Blogs

A Dreamer’s Story: What DACA Means to One Korean American Woman

posted by Brittney Le

immigration reform protest sign
 
By Brittany Le
AsAmNews Staff Writer

 

With the Trump Administration’s official rescinding of DACA Tuesday, DACA recipients are left with limited options. I recently spoke to a DACA recipient and Dreamer whose family had immigrated to the United States from Korea when she was only 5 years old. She currently attends a public … Read more

Asian Americans

Asian American Groups Blast Trump’s Decision to End DACA

posted by Len Patel

ICE
 
By Len Patel
 
Asian American civil rights organizations and political leaders were swift in condemning President Trump’s decision to phase out the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
 
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced this morning that no new DACA applicants will be processed beginning tomorrow and the program will be eliminated … Read more

Asian Americans

Trump poised to slam door on Dreamers, says report

Trump poised to slam door on Dreamers, says report

posted by Ed Diokno

By Ed Diokno
Views From the Edge

This Labor Day is the long weekend of discontent; when hundreds of thousands of young children of undocumented parents have had trouble sleeping, checking the news popups on their smart phones, surfing the news channels for Donald Trump tweets or White House leaks.

Reports Sunday (Sept. 3) say … Read more

Asian Americans

Sep 3, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Asian Americans Stand Up to Defend DACA

Asian Americans Stand Up to Defend DACA

posted by Randall
DACA Rally at White House

Members and supporters of National Korean American Service and Educational Consortium (NAKASEC) have been staging an around the clock vigil in front of the White House in support of DACA (Photo from NAKASEC)

Asian Americans are rallying in an effort to persuade President Trump not to end DACA.

Trump has said a decision on the … Read more

Chinese American

How Safe Are DACA Recipients?

posted by Randall

ICE

By Elena Shore
New American Media

When it comes to Trump’s changes to immigration policy, many immigrants have a common question: Who is affected and what do the changes mean for them?

It’s a question that Martha Ruch, staff attorney at Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Los Angeles says she hears constantly from her clients.

Since taking … Read more

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