Karan Brar-if you don’t know who he is, a quick IMDb search will quickly set you on the right track. He’s a multilingual (English, Hindi and Punjabi) Indian actor who got his first major role at only age 11 in Diary of a Wimpy Kid and then a recurring role on Disney Channel. … Read more
A Korean American group in Los Angeles and volunteer developers created a multi-lingual smartphone app called “Know your Rights” for immigrants who are concerned with deportation. It is the latest program designed for unauthorized immigrants, reported KPCC.
The app explains to immigrants their basic legal rights in five languages: Korean, Chinese, Portuguese, Spanish and … Read more
By Shirley L Ng
AsAmNews New York Correspondent
Secretary of Transportation, Elaine Chao paid a visit to Manhattan’s Chinatown to celebrate Asian American heritage month with her father, Dr. James S.C. Chao, a US veteran.
Lion dancers and a local community band greeted Chao and her father at their first stop, the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent’s … Read more
By Helen Mun
May is an important month for Asian America: Asian Pacific American Heritage Month is a time when our voices and narratives are centered and celebrated on social media, in museums, in schools. May is also an important month for Asian American history: in 1843, the … Read more
In parts of Brooklyn and Queens in New York City, you would be more than likely to meet a group of people, called Koryo Saram, Koreans from the former Soviet Union, who immigrated to the United States about twenty years ago.
Their history goes way back. During the … Read more
President Trump’s executive order cracking down on the use of H1B visas could greatly affect Indian workers.
According to The Indian Panorama, about 70 percent of the 85,000 H1B visas handed out each year go to people from India. H1B visas are used to hire foreign employees for highly skilled jobs which could not … Read more
U.S. President Donald Trump’s immigration policies have not only affected the Latino community, but have also affected Asians greatly.
Immigrants from Asian countries such as China, India, the Philippines and South Korea comprise the second largest immigrants group in the U.S.— 1.5 million — according to government figures and researchers.
And … Read more
By Elena Shore
New American Media
When it comes to Trump’s changes to immigration policy, many immigrants have a common question: Who is affected and what do the changes mean for them?
It’s a question that Martha Ruch, staff attorney at Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Los Angeles says she hears constantly from her clients.
Since taking … Read more
By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent
The whitewashed Ghost in the Shell is likely to be this weekend’s number one movie, but you do have another option.
It’s a timely Asian American film that has played at more than a dozen film … Read more
By Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge
In A letter, California Supreme Court Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye expressed her deep concern “about reports from some of our trial courts that immigration agents appear to be stalking undocumented immigrants in our courthouses to make arrests.”
The letter … Read more