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North Korean Defector and Dreamers Attend State of the Union

posted by Angel Trazo
Rep Judy Chu

Rep Judy Chu (D-CA) expresses her displeasure to the President’s stance on family reunification, which he misleading dubbed chain migration, during the State of the Union

Despite an evening that showed the nation the deep divide between Democrats and Republicans, both parties stood as one in a standing ovation when President Trump introduced a North … Read more

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Jan 23, 2018 Ξ Comments Off on Congress Reopens Government but Disappoints Immigration Advocates

Congress Reopens Government but Disappoints Immigration Advocates

posted by Randall

DACA

Views from the Edge

“Disappointing” is not a strong enough word for some to describe the way Democrats appeared to have caved in to passing a short-term budget to keep the government operating.

For Dreamers and immigration advocates, words like “disgusted,” “disheartening” and “disillusioned” are more commonly heard to describe the so-called deal between Republican … Read more

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Asian American Senators Keep Promise on DACA

posted by Randall

Mazie Hirano and Dick Durbin

Senator Mazie Hirano (D-Hawaii) and Senator Dick Durbin (D-Illinois) meet with Dreamers protesting outside the Capitol Saturday
Courtesy: Senator Dick Durbin


 
Views from the Edge contributed to this report
 
Three Asian American senators held firm in their support of DACA and rejected the latest Republican proposal on a measure that would have extended … Read more

Asian Americans

Top Stories of 2017: President Wakes Up Asian American Community

Top Stories of 2017: President Wakes Up Asian American Community

posted by Ed Diokno

By Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge

(Editor’s Note: We continue our countdown of the top 5 stories of 2017. Story number 4 is the resistance to President Donald Trump)

In 2017, Rose Tico, the Asian American character in Star Wars: The Last Jedi, stepped out of the background as a nameless mechanic and 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

Senator Kamala Harris co-sponsors Bernie Sanders’ Medicare-for-all bill
Sep 2, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Senator Kamala Harris co-sponsors Bernie Sanders’ Medicare-for-all bill

Senator Kamala Harris co-sponsors Bernie Sanders’ Medicare-for-all bill

posted by Ed Diokno

 

SHE WILL DENY it, but, U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., sure looks like she is planning a run for president in 2020 when she told a crowd of mostly liberal activists that she plans to co-sponsor a “Medicare-for-all” bill that would create a national health insurance system.

By taking that stand, she pivoted away Read more

Blogs

Aug 18, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Senator Kamala Harris Stands Up to the President on His Charlottesville Statement

Senator Kamala Harris Stands Up to the President on His Charlottesville Statement

posted by Tanvi Wattal

SF DA Kamala Harris

Photo by Glennia

By Tanvi Wattal
AsAmNews Intern

Over the past couple of months we have seen bigotry, hate, and racism emerge with the election of Donald Trump. With the Charlottesville incident, this has become more evident than ever. In this time of desperation, when we need our president the most, he has failed to … Read more

Community Issues

Aug 14, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Sen. Kamala Harris Denounces White Supremacists in Charlottesville

Sen. Kamala Harris Denounces White Supremacists in Charlottesville

posted by Olivia Wolf

Kamala HarrisSen. Kamala Harris denounced the violence carried out by White supremacists in Virginia and criticized President Donald Trump for refusing to explicitly address the issue, reports The Huffington Post. She was one of many Asian American leaders who spoke out against the violence from the White nationalists.

On Saturday, a violent confrontation broke out … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Jun 15, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Male Colleagues Disrupt Sen. Kamala Harris During Russian Probe

Male Colleagues Disrupt Sen. Kamala Harris During Russian Probe

posted by Olivia Wolf
Kamala Harris at the California Democratic Convention

Kamala Harris at the California Democratic Convention

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) was interrupted again by her male colleagues on the Senate Intelligence Committee probing the Russian involvement in the Presidential election. This time it happened during her questioning of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, reports NBC News.

Employing the Department of Justice’s policy that prohibits … Read more

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Jun 7, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Senator Kamala Harris Preps to Question Former FBI Director Comey Thursday

Senator Kamala Harris Preps to Question Former FBI Director Comey Thursday

posted by Randall

The testimony of former FBI director James Comey before the Senate Intelligence Committee Thursday will be broadcast live on both cable news and broadcast outlets.

Among those scheduled to question him is first year California Senator Kamala Harris who has taken the mantle as an outspoken critic of the Trump Administration and who’s name … Read more

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