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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

Southeast Asian American

Vietnamese American Community Alerted about Possible Deportations

posted by Randall

Eight Vietnamese American and Southeast Asian community groups are warning about a surge of deportation cases in their community.

The alert follows similar warnings in the Cambodian American community and a related lawsuit.

The Southeast Asian Resource Action Center issued its alert to the Vietnamese American community on behalf of itself, VietLead, APIROC, Mekong-NYC, … Read more

Asian Americans

Racist Gesture by Ballplayer Mars World Series

posted by Randall

Yuli Gurriel Slant EyeIt’s one of the world’s biggest stages, the World Series; now a Houston Astro who should be celebrating one of the biggest moments in his life is answering questions about a racist gesture he made mocking a Japanese ball player.

First basemen Yuli Gurriel had just hit a home run off Dodger Yu Darvish.

After … Read more

Southeast Asian American

Oct 19, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on U.S. Detains More than 100 Cambodian Americans for Deportation

U.S. Detains More than 100 Cambodian Americans for Deportation

posted by Sarah Jackson
Mavis Polyngam and her husband Narun face deportation to Cambodia

Mavis Polyngam and her husband Narun face deportation to Cambodia

Over 100 Cambodian Americans have recently been detained for deportation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials.

Most of the detainees are currently being held at the Adelanto Detention Facility in Southern California, with case reviews expected to begin on Monday, according to a Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Oct 12, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on UPDATED: Chinatown Restaurant Hit with Federal Labor Complaint

UPDATED: Chinatown Restaurant Hit with Federal Labor Complaint

posted by Louis Chan

Shi Lin XiangBy Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

(This story has been updated with more specifics about the federal complaint. The Flushing Workers Center says this is a discrimination complaint and not a complaint about back wages, as we originally reported.)

A federal complaint has been filed against a Flushing, New York restaurant accused of discriminating against … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Piece of Japanese American History Destroyed by California Wine Country Fire

posted by Randall
Kanaye Nagasawa

Kanaye Nagasawa courtesy Hotei Wines

The fire that has ripped through California’s wine country has destroyed an area made known worldwide by the early “wine king” of the state, Kanaye Nagasawa.

Among the hardest hit areas is Fountain Grove in Santa Rosa. That’s the former home of the old Fountain Grove Winery which was operated … Read more

Campus

Oct 9, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Week of #AAPIAction Underway. Trump’s Intentions Emerging

Week of #AAPIAction Underway. Trump’s Intentions Emerging

posted by Louis Chan

White HouseBy Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

The White House Sunday night poured water on hopes that President Trump would make a deal ensuring a path for citizenship  for 700,000 Dreamers.

 

A spokesperson said during a call with the media that they are “not interested in granting citizenship” to current DACA recipients, according to

Vox.  Read more

Community

Oct 7, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Vietnamese woman awaits stem cell transplant, but visa system still broken for many

Vietnamese woman awaits stem cell transplant, but visa system still broken for many

posted by Brittney Le
Helen Huynh (left)

Helen Huynh (right) celebrates a birthday with family

By Brittany Le
AsAmNews Staff writer

Important tests are now being conducted to see if doctor’s can proceed with the stem cell transplant that could save the life of leukemia patient Helen Huynh.

Immigration authorities had persistently denied Huynh’s sister Thuy Nguyen an emergency visa to come … Read more

Asian Americans

Oct 1, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on DHS plans to monitor social media activity of immigrants

DHS plans to monitor social media activity of immigrants

posted by Randall

Social MediaViews from the Edge

Lost amidst the cyclone of issues swirling around the White House and its current occupant, mainstream media hasn’t had time to focus on a policy that allows the government to monitor the social media accounts and internet search history of legal immigrants.

The Department of Homeland Security intends to launch this … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Emergency Visa Granted to Vietnamese Woman to Save her Sister’s Life in California

posted by Randall

Helen Huynh

An Orange County woman should now be able to get the life saving treatment that immigration authorities had denied her the chance to get.

KABC reports Helen Huynh of Orange County near Los Angeles has leukemia and needs a stem cell transplant. Her sister is a perfect match, but she is in Vietnam and immigration … Read more

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