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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

Asian Americans

Nov 17, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Asian American Labor Leaders Arrested during Protest to Support DREAM Act

Asian American Labor Leaders Arrested during Protest to Support DREAM Act

posted by Randall

Dream Act protest

Nineteen AAPI demonstrators were arrested at Speaker of the House Paul Ryan’s office in Washington DC. Photo courtesy APALA


 
Views from the Edge
 
Nineteen Asian American protesters, including two of the highest-ranking Asian American leaders in the labor movement, were arrested in Washington D.C. this week, during a protest to support the DREAM … 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

Community Issues

Aug 26, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on New American Media: Few Undocumented Chinese Taking Advantage of Dream Act

New American Media: Few Undocumented Chinese Taking Advantage of Dream Act

posted by Randall

 

New American Media  is reporting that Chinese immigrants are well under represented among those applying for deferred action.

Among the 15,000 eligible for a two year reprieve from deportation, the Migration Policy Institute estimates less than 1,400 have applied.

“Even though Chinese are eligible, they’re not applying at a high rate … Read more

Community Issues

May 7, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on Daily Sundial: Senate to Take Up Immigration Reform on Thursday

Daily Sundial: Senate to Take Up Immigration Reform on Thursday

posted by Randall

 

Capitol buildingThe so called Gang of Eight is expected to turn over its immigration reform package to the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday, reports the  Daily Sundial.

The senate bill differs in many key areas from the White House plan. It puts a greater emphasis on border security and includes a guest worker program for … Read more

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