Friday 15th December 2017,

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Queens Father Gets Reprieve from Deportation

posted by Randall
Riaz Talukder

Riaz Talukder with his wife Syeda and two sons Rafi and Radi.

A dad with two children and no criminal record is battling deportation as his wife faces surgery for cancer next month, reports India West.

Riaz Talukder showed up at Immigration and Custom Enforcement offices November 20 expecting to be deported.

That’s when ICE … 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

Asian Americans and Blacks Protest in Support of Dreamers and TPS

posted by Randall

AAPI Immigrant Organizing Table Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD), Congresswoman Judy Chu (D-CA), and Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-CA) joined together at a news conference as part of a day of action for Dreamers and TPS

 

About 150 Asian Americans and Blacks marched in solidarity on Capitol Hill Tuesday to demand passage of protection on … Read more

Southeast Asian American

Oct 19, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on U.S. Detains More than 100 Cambodian Americans for Deportation

U.S. Detains More than 100 Cambodian Americans for Deportation

posted by Sarah Jackson
Mavis Polyngam and her husband Narun face deportation to Cambodia

Mavis Polyngam and her husband Narun face deportation to Cambodia

Over 100 Cambodian Americans have recently been detained for deportation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials.

Most of the detainees are currently being held at the Adelanto Detention Facility in Southern California, with case reviews expected to begin on Monday, according to a Read more

Asian Americans

Oct 6, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Korean Adoptees Push for Right to Citizenship

Korean Adoptees Push for Right to Citizenship

posted by Olivia Wolf

Adoptee Rights Campaign

By Olivia Wang
AsAmNews Staff Writer

Adoptees are making a big push in the nation’s capitol this week to win a path to citizenship .

The bill, which failed to pass last year after President Donald Trump assumed office, would allow international adoptees who were born before February 28, 1983 to become U.S. citizens.

“We 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

Aug 19, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Chao criticized after Trump’s Charlottesville remarks

Chao criticized after Trump’s Charlottesville remarks

posted by Gabi Wy
Elaine Chao

Photo courtesy of James O’Gara

Asian American organizations are criticizing Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao after President Trump’s response to the White supremacist rally in Virginia that turned deadly, reported The Hill.

In a petition, the organizations said she “stood by President Trump as he blamed both sides for the racist acts that took place … Read more

Asian Americans

Jun 1, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Korean American Group Developed New App To Help Detained Immigrants

Korean American Group Developed New App To Help Detained Immigrants

posted by Jiayi Sun

AppsA Korean American group in Los Angeles and volunteer developers created a multi-lingual smartphone app called “Know your Rights” for immigrants who are concerned with deportation. It is the latest program designed for unauthorized immigrants, reported KPCC.

The app explains to immigrants their basic legal rights in five languages: Korean, Chinese, Portuguese, Spanish and … Read more

Filipino American

Apr 1, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Filipino Man Becomes First in Southern California to Be Deported Under Trump Crackdown

Filipino Man Becomes First in Southern California to Be Deported Under Trump Crackdown

posted by Randall

ICEThe first known Filipino in Southern California has been deported under Trump’s crackdown on undocumented immigration, reports ABS CBN.

Rey Galleon spoke to immigration agents at his apartment not knowing who they were. They promptly arrested him, but he was able to warn his wife who sneaked out the backdoor with one of their … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Cambodian American Refugee Granted Reprieve from Deportation

posted by Randall
Ched Nin

Ched Nin enjoys some time with members of his family

 

After spending six months in immigration detention and being under the threat of deportation, Minnesota resident Ched Nin is back in the loving company of his wife and five children.

 
Immigration and Custom Enforcement agents arrested Nin in August and began the process … Read more

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