By Ed Diokno
And so begins the first of many anticipated battles.
Meeting in Washington D.C. Friday, civil rights leaders from The Leadership Conference, the National Council of Asian Pacific Americans, the National Action Network, the NAACP, the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc., … Read more
Many of us have probably admonished people for using the term Oriental to describe people instead of rugs. But we probably never thought of correcting the Department of Energy for such usage.
After President Obama announced an Executive Order expanding the DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) program and creating DAPA (Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents), Asian American politicians and organizations have been encouraging eligible applicants to take advantage of the pathway to legalization and citizenship. On Monday, the … Read more
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
(Note from the editor: After ten years as Executive Director of South Asians Americans Leading Together, Deepa Iyer is stepping down. Iyer is in a unique position to comment on the growth of the South Asian American community over that time. She agreed to answer a few questions for AsAmNews.)
How is SAALT different today … Read more