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
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
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
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
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
Jung 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
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
Seven 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
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
Pulitzer 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