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Jun 21, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Karan Brar’s Powerful Father’s Day Letter

Karan Brar’s Powerful Father’s Day Letter

posted by Sophia Whittemore
Karan Brar

Karan Brar

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

Asian Americans

Jun 1, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Korean American Group Developed New App To Help Detained Immigrants

Korean American Group Developed New App To Help Detained Immigrants

posted by Jiayi Sun

AppsA 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

Chinese American

Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao Visits Manhattan Chinatown

Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao Visits Manhattan Chinatown

posted by ShirleyNLew

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

Blogs

May 22, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Blog: This Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, Remember Our Stake in Immigration Justice

Blog: This Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, Remember Our Stake in Immigration Justice

posted by Randall
Immigrant rights protest by AAPI Students

AAPI students fight for immigration rights.

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

Community

Korean Americans from Russia form Thriving Community in New York

posted by Randall

Koryo SaramBy Rabiul Arreef
Asian American Life Intern

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

Indian American/ South Asian American

Trump’s Executive Order on H1B Visas Affecting Indian IT Workers

posted by Jiayi Sun

H1B Visa

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

Asian Americans

Apr 2, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Asian Community Disturbed by Trump Immigration Policies

Asian Community Disturbed by Trump Immigration Policies

posted by Jiayi Sun
Donald Trump

Photo by Gage Skldmore

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

Chinese American

How Safe Are DACA Recipients?

posted by Randall

ICE

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

Bad Ass Asians

Mar 29, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on A Film that Needs to be Seen This Weekend

A Film that Needs to be Seen This Weekend

posted by Randall
From Here or to Go?

From Here or to Go? stars Ali Fazal, Melanie Kannokada, and Omi Vaidya


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

Bad Ass Asians

Mar 17, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Undocumented Being Arrested in the Courts, says California Chief Justice

Undocumented Being Arrested in the Courts, says California Chief Justice

posted by Randall
Tani Cantil-Sakuye

California Suprme Court Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakuye

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

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