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Asian Americans

Trump Wants to End Immigration Rule Reuniting Families

posted by Randall

Family reunification
Views from the Edge

While nerves are still raw from a failed terrorist act, Donald Trump is using the actions of the man who tried to set off a bomb in a New York Subway as the reason for curtailing a crucial immigration policy that reunited families.

“It is shameful to use moments of tragedy … 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

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

Jun 11, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on The Top 10 Facts You Need to Know about Immigrants Today

The Top 10 Facts You Need to Know about Immigrants Today

posted by Randall

citizenship ceremony
 
By Sanam Malik & Philip E. Wolgi

Center for American Progress

This June marks the second annual Immigrant Heritage Month, when Americans celebrate their immigrant roots and tell their families’ stories of sacrifice and contribution. Woven together, these stories form the backbone of the United States. To mark Immigrant Heritage Month, here are 10 … Read more

Chinese American

Jun 25, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on Daily Beast: Mark Zuckerberg group playing hardball for immigration reform

Daily Beast: Mark Zuckerberg group playing hardball for immigration reform

posted by Randall

Mark Zuckerberg Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg issued a not so subtle warning to Republicans that they could face retribution at the ballot box if they don’t pass comprehensive immigration reform, reports the Daily Beast (photo by  Jason McElweenie).

A survey released by The Council for American Job Growth found that after reading a possible negative ad … Read more

Campus

May 4, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on Washington Post: Asian American dreamers changing the face of immigration reform

Washington Post: Asian American dreamers changing the face of immigration reform

posted by Randall

immigration reform protest signJung Bin Cho has always dreamed of going to Virginia Tech (photo by Pam Huie).

But his family was too poor to send him and he was not eligible for in-state tuition assistance.

He recently told his story to the Washington Post.

“My dream was to go to Virginia Tech, but I had … 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

Jul 10, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on Long Island News: Korean American Dreamers Join Immigration Rights Rally in D.C.

Long Island News: Korean American Dreamers Join Immigration Rights Rally in D.C.

posted by Randall

KORESeven Korean American dreamers joined nearly 500 other dreamers at a rally in Washington D.C.  in support of the House of Representatives passing immigration reform, reports the Long Island News.

The demonstrators participated in a mock naturalization ceremony just as the House Republican Caucus was set to meet behind closed doors on immigration reform.… Read more

Top Story

Jun 5, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on Asian Week: Asian Americans Rally in DC for Family Reunification & Immigration Reform

Asian Week: Asian Americans Rally in DC for Family Reunification & Immigration Reform

posted by Randall

 

Asian Americans from 20 states rallied in Washington DC calling for strong immigration reform with family reunification at its cornerstone, reports Asian Week.

Each came with their own unique story and reasons for wanting the continuation of sibling and adult children visa categories.

Randy Kim’s family came to the U.S. … Read more

Community Issues

Apr 3, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on GMA News: Undocumented Advocate Jose Antonio Vargas A Ball of Fire @Joseiswriting

GMA News: Undocumented Advocate Jose Antonio Vargas A Ball of Fire @Joseiswriting

posted by Randall

Time Magazine cover of Jose Antonio VargasPulitzer Prize winning journalist and undocumented immigrant advocate Jose Antonio Vargas charmed the room at the Filipino American Press Club in New York, reported GMA News. The dreamer movement has come a long way since Vargas stirred controversy by coming out as an undocumented immigrant.

Immigration reform is being debated in Congress with support … Read more

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