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AAPI Cheer Downfall of Trump’s Labor Secretary Nominee

posted by Randall
Andrew Puzder

Andrew Puzder

By Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge

 

President Donald Trump’s pick to become Labor Secretary, Andrew Puzder, withdrew his name from nomination after a videotape of his ex-wife alleging domestic abuse surfaced.

Puzder, the CEO of the Hardee’s and Carl’s Jr. fast food chains, who has seen his hearings delayed multiple times … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Stand with Nan-Hui Supporters Rally in San Francisco to Say “Not One More”

posted by Randall

 

Nan-Hui Jo

Released domestic violence survivor Nan-Hui Jo and supporters gathered on the steps of San Francisco’s City Hall Wednesday celebrating her recent victory and remembering that her struggle is not over.

Nan-Hui addressed the crowd, describing how much she missed her daughter, expressing gratitude to all her supporters, and emphasizing that her situation is … Read more

Community Issues

Sacramento Bee: Nan-Hui Jo Gets to Talks to Daughter for First Time in Year

posted by Randall
Nan-Hui Jo

Nan-Hui Jo, third from the left, enjoys a few minutes of freedom, after being sentenced to time served on April 28, and released from prison. She was detained by immigration enforcement, shortly after and taken into custody.

It was 15 minutes that Nan-Hui Jo will cherish for a lifetime.

The mother and alleged abuse victim … Read more

Community Issues

Guardian: Korean Immigrant Fights to See Her Daughter

posted by Randall

Nan-Hui Jo

Nan-Hui Jo, third from the left, enjoys a few minutes of freedom, after being sentenced to time served on April 28, and released from prison. She was detained by immigration enforcement, shortly after, and taken into custody.

Nan-Hui Jo, the woman who says the father of her child pushed her against the wall and choked … Read more

Asian Americans

170 Asian American Organizations Urge Homeland Security to Release Nan-Hui Jo

posted by Randall

Support for Nan Hui JoNan-Hui Jo, the woman who escaped to South Korea with her daughter to run from what she considered an abusive relationship, has won the backing of 170 Asian American non-profit organizations.

In a letter signed by groups ranging from Asian Americans Advancing Justice to Asian Women’s Center to Bayan USA. the groups urge the Department … Read more

Asian Americans

UPDATED: Judge Sentences Nan-Hui Jo on Child Abduction Charge

posted by Len Patel

Support for Nan Hui JoThe Korean woman who said she took her child to Korea to protect her from an abusive boyfriend has been sentenced by a judge in Yolo County, California for child abduction.

A judge today sentenced her to 175 days in jail and three years probation on a misdemeanor charge.

The 175 day sentence with credit … Read more

Community Issues

Daily Democrat: Motion Filed to Overturn Nan Hui Jo Verdict

posted by Randall

Support for Nan-Hui JoThe new legal team for domestic violence victim Nan Hui Jo has filed a motion to overturn the guilty verdict for kidnapping her own child, reports the Daily Democrat.

Jo says she escaped with her child to South Korea to protect her daughter, Hwi, from the father, Jesse Charlton. Charlton admitted on the stand … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

It’s Not About You, Eddie Huang

posted by Randall

Eddie Huang being himself.
 
Hey, there’s no denying Eddie Huang is THE MAN.
 
His memoir Fresh Off the Boat is the reason Asian Americans are seeing themselves reflected on broadcast television on a weekly basis for the first time in 20 years.
 
While some have cringed on the faux accents by actors Randall Park and Constance … Read more

Blogs

District Attorney Responds to Critics of His Prosecution of a Domestic Violence Victim

posted by Randall

Support for Nan-Hui JoThe Yolo County District Attorney in California sent AsAmNews the following news release responding to a blog we published by Nom Hee Hwang  critical of Jeff Reisig’s decision to prosecute Nan-Hui Jo for child abduction.

(Woodland, CA) – March 3, 2015 – District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that a Yolo County Jury found 43-year-old Nan … Read more

Blogs

Breaking Down the Unjust Guilty Verdict Against a Domestic Abuse Survivor

posted by Randall

Support for Nan-Hui JoBy Nom Hee Hwang

The plight of a mother and domestic violence survivor continues. It’s a story in which injustice for victims of domestic abuse and a broken immigration system meet.

Nan-Hui Jo has been in the Yolo County Jail for over seven months on charges of child abduction. A jury Tuesday found her guilty … Read more

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