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Nov 14, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on International students in U.S. decline

International students in U.S. decline

posted by Gabi Wy

 

UC Berkeley

Students relax outside Evans Hall at UC Berkeley

New surveys document nearly half of universities reported a drop in new international students this fall, including year-by-year drops in South Korean and Saudi Arabian international students traveling to the U.S., as well as a growth rate decrease in Indian international students enrolling in the U.S.… Read more

Asian Americans

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

Asian Americans

Supreme Court upholds part of Trump’s Muslim ban
Sep 13, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Supreme Court upholds part of Trump’s Muslim ban

Supreme Court upholds part of Trump’s Muslim ban

posted by Ed Diokno

By Ed Diokno

Views From the Edge

THE U.S. SUPREME COURT clarified what it meant when it said yesterday (Sept. 12) refugees with a “bona fide relationship” can still enter the country.

A lower court’s wider definition that included in-laws and grandparents was rejected in a decision seen as a victory for Trump’s Muslim travel 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

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

Bad Ass Asians

Aug 20, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Kal Penn Steps Down From President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities in Mass Resignation

Kal Penn Steps Down From President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities in Mass Resignation

posted by Olivia Wolf

Kal Penn with President Obama

Kal Penn was on President Obama’s staff.

Actor Kal Penn resigned from the President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities along with 17 others on Friday in response to President Donald Trump’s comments about the recent violence in Charlottesville, reports WRKO.

“All members have now resigned,” Penn wrote on twitter. “Per @politico, PCAH is … 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

Blogs

Aug 18, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Senator Kamala Harris Stands Up to the President on His Charlottesville Statement

Senator Kamala Harris Stands Up to the President on His Charlottesville Statement

posted by Tanvi Wattal

SF DA Kamala Harris

Photo by Glennia

By Tanvi Wattal
AsAmNews Intern

Over the past couple of months we have seen bigotry, hate, and racism emerge with the election of Donald Trump. With the Charlottesville incident, this has become more evident than ever. In this time of desperation, when we need our president the most, he has failed to … Read more

Blogs

Aug 15, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Trump’s Immigration Policy Would Have Kept Out My Father

Trump’s Immigration Policy Would Have Kept Out My Father

posted by Randall
William Wong & Family

The author (standing) with his father, mother and nephew in a booth at their Oakland Chinatown restaurant in the late 1940s. Photo courtesy of William Gee Wong collection.

By William Wong
New America Media

My father came to America from China in 1912, the 30th year of the Chinese Exclusion Act, and somehow he was … Read more

Community Issues

Aug 14, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Sen. Kamala Harris Denounces White Supremacists in Charlottesville

Sen. Kamala Harris Denounces White Supremacists in Charlottesville

posted by Olivia Wolf

Kamala HarrisSen. Kamala Harris denounced the violence carried out by White supremacists in Virginia and criticized President Donald Trump for refusing to explicitly address the issue, reports The Huffington Post. She was one of many Asian American leaders who spoke out against the violence from the White nationalists.

On Saturday, a violent confrontation broke out … Read more

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