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Asian Americans

Trump Wants to End Immigration Rule Reuniting Families

posted by Randall

Family reunification
Views from the Edge

While nerves are still raw from a failed terrorist act, Donald Trump is using the actions of the man who tried to set off a bomb in a New York Subway as the reason for curtailing a crucial immigration policy that reunited families.

“It is shameful to use moments of tragedy … Read more

Asian Americans

Congresswoman Judy Chu Arrested at Pro-DACA Rally

posted by Randall

 

DACA protest Dec 2017

Demonstrators await their arrests Wednesday after attending a demonstration asking for a vote for the Dream Act

Views from the Edge

Two members of Congress — Rep. Judy Chu, D-CA, and Rep. Rep. Luis Gutiérrez, D-Ill., —were among the 182 demonstrators arrested during a rally demanding that Congress pass a clean Dream Act.… Read more

Asian Americans

Oct 11, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Asian American Community Reaches Out To DACA Recipients with Mental Health Programs

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

posted by Tanvi Wattal

Wikimedia

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

Oct 9, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Week of #AAPIAction Underway. Trump’s Intentions Emerging

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

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