By Olivia Wolf
AsAmNews Staff Writer
The 35,000 international adoptees who were not covered by the Child Citizenship Act of 2000 are now one step closer to becoming legal citizens of the United States.
Members of the Adoptee Rights Campaign (ARC), Senator Mazie Hirono (D-HI), and Representative Adam Smith … Read more
Views From The Edge
By Ed Diokno
The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which protects young undocumented immigrants from deportation, has resumed accepting renewal requests for deferred action, reports The Hill.
Due to a federal court order, United … Read more
Some popular conservatives are once again flying in to defend President Donald Trump’s every word. Trump is currently under fire for expressing his distaste for immigration from African countries and Haiti and for allegedly referring to them as “sh*thole countries” during a private White House meeting Thursday. While critics … Read more
As Donald Trump’s presidency barely passes its one-month mark, Trump has launched profound threats against immigrants and refugees, our human rights, and our climate. In the face of his hateful and destructive policies, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) are rising up. Recently, 16 out of 20 … Read more
Three Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders knocked the White House for a loop when at the 11th hour, they succeeded in blocking the President’s travel ban from six mostly Muslim countries.
The orders by Judge Theodore Chuang from the district of Maryland and Derrick Watson from the district of Hawaii … Read more
A free legal clinic in Philadelphia is working to recover wages stolen from Asian American immigrant workers.
Newsworks reports Community Legal Services is offering free legal clinics to workers who may not even be aware they are being victimized.
“The challenge is getting the client to feel comfortable enough to come … Read more
The Los Angeles Times reports many are Chinese immigrants who are surprised to learn its legal to own a gun in the United States and are now exercising their rights.
The store’s … Read more
Two articles written in AsAmNews have drawn the ire of New York Assemblyperson Ron Kim, who in 2012 became the first Korean American ever elected in New York State. The articles questioned whether contributions from the nail salon industry to Kim’s campaign had caused him to “flip … Read more
In Philadelphia, an FBI task force is looking into a rash of robberies in the Northeast end of Philadelphia, reports ABC6.
“Within our community, everyone’s afraid because it just seems hopeless right now,” said Ivan Zhou, who’s … Read more