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Oct 1, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on DHS plans to monitor social media activity of immigrants

DHS plans to monitor social media activity of immigrants

posted by Randall

Social MediaViews from the Edge

Lost amidst the cyclone of issues swirling around the White House and its current occupant, mainstream media hasn’t had time to focus on a policy that allows the government to monitor the social media accounts and internet search history of legal immigrants.

The Department of Homeland Security intends to launch this … Read more

Blogs

Mar 2, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on A Softer, ‘Presidential’ Tone Doesn’t Change Trump’s Policies, Say AAPI Critics & Doubters

A Softer, ‘Presidential’ Tone Doesn’t Change Trump’s Policies, Say AAPI Critics & Doubters

posted by Randall
Rep Judy Chu Reacts to Presidential Address

Rep. Judy Chu, right, expresses her displeasure of President Trump’s comments.

By Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge

 

Sorry, Trump fans. Just because Donald Trump proved he could read a teleprompter and he could speak with an “indoor voice,” as one pundit described Trump’s performance at the Joint Session of Congress, does not make

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Community Issues

Mar 18, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on Christianity Daily: Korean American Adoptee Faces Deportation

Christianity Daily: Korean American Adoptee Faces Deportation

posted by Randall

 Adam CrasperA petition calling on the Department of Homeland Security to end deportation proceedings against an abused Korean adoptee has surpassed 10,000 signatures, reports the Christianity Daily.

Adam Crasper was adopted by the Wright family in 1979, but the family suspected of abusing Adam, relinquished its parental rights in 1986 to county services.

Adam was … Read more

Community Issues

Dec 16, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on US Commission of Civil Rights Calls for More Protections of South Asian Americans

US Commission of Civil Rights Calls for More Protections of South Asian Americans

posted by Randall

TSA ScreeningReflecting the concerns of South Asian Americans, the US  Commission on Civil Rights today called on US Attorney General Eric Holder to include the Department of Homeland Security in new guidelines on racial profiling.

“The Commission’s recommendations included that the federal government further address the continued profiling, stereotyping, hate crimes, and other kinds of discrimination … Read more

Community Issues

Jan 21, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on GMA: Filipino Americans growing impatient over lack of protected status

GMA: Filipino Americans growing impatient over lack of protected status

posted by Randall

Super Typhoon HaiyanFilipino American leaders are pushing harder for temporary protected status in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan.

GMA reports many are growing impatient at the inaction of the Obama administration on this issue.

TPS would give undocumented immigrants in this country temporarily the right to work and stay here given the unsafe conditions of returning to … Read more

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Sep 8, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on Hattiesburg American: What’s up in Surge in #Indians Seeking Asylum in Arizona

Hattiesburg American: What’s up in Surge in #Indians Seeking Asylum in Arizona

posted by Randall

Statue of LibertyBus loads of Indians seeking asylum in the United States are being dropped off almost daily at an Arizona bus station by the Department of Homeland Security, reports the Hattiesburg American.

They show up without legal visas and then request political asylum. Many pay upwards of $35,000 to smugglers to take them from India, … Read more

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