Tuesday 17th January 2017,

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Asian Americans Meet with Fox News over Offensive Chinatown Segment

posted by Randall

Watters World in ChinatownBy Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

Two Fox News executives met with representatives of the Asian American Journalists Association and other groups in New York Tuesday.

The meeting was called in response to the huge backlash after Chinese seniors were ridiculed and several stereotypes were resurrected on a Watters’ World segment aired during The O’Reilly Read more

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Share Your Immigration Story in Five Words

posted by Louis Chan

Monument at Angel Island Immigration Station near San Francisco

Inscription on monument at historic Angel Island Immigration station near San Francisco: “Leaving their homes and villages, they crossed the ocean only to endure confinement in these barracks. Conquering frontiers and barriers, they pioneered a new life by the Golden Gate.”

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent


What’s your family’s immigration story?

If you … Read more

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Supreme Court Ruling Rejects Attempt to Douse Minority Representation

posted by Randall

By Ed Diokno

The Supreme Court’s ruling in a case protected the rights of millions of Asian Americans to be represented in the halls of government.


The surprise unanimous decision (8-0) was a setback for conservatives who were trying to limit the influence of minority voters and Democrats. The court’s ruling said that when … Read more

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AAPI Coalition Hires First National Director

posted by Randall

Mini TimmarajuThe National Council of Asian Pacific Americans (NCAPA) announced the hiring of its first
National Director, Mini Timmaraju Tuesday.

A public affairs and government relations professional, she most
recently served as Chief of Staff for Congressman Ami Bera M.D. Her prior experience includes serving
as the Director of the Office of the President for Planned … Read more

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Asian Americans Respond to Ferguson Controversy

posted by Randall

Michael BrownFrom a national civil rights group to a concerned mother, Asian Americans are reacting to the police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.

The National Council of Asian Pacific Americans in a statement said it stands in solidarity with the people of Ferguson “during this time of loss and tragedy.”

Brown is an 18-year … Read more


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