Tuesday 17th January 2017,

Posts by Tag: Pakistani»

Bad Ass Asians

President Nominates First Muslim American Judge

posted by Randall
Abid Riaz Qureshi

Abid Riaz Qureshi

By Ed Diokno

For the first time, an American Muslim has been nominated to the federal bench.

President Barack Obama on Wednesday (Sept. 7) nominated Abid Riaz Qureshi to be a federal judge for the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. If appointed, Qureshi would be America’s first Muslim American … Read more

Blogs

Waiting for California Gov Jerry Brown to Sign Three Bills into Law

posted by Randall
Jerry Brown

By California Air Resources Board from Sacramento, United States – Governor Jerry Brown

By Ed Diokno

We’re waiting, trying to be patient, but we can’t help that a little bit of doubt is starting to creep in.

California’s Gov. Jerry Brown has three bills on his desk, waiting for his signature. There are three that … Read more

Blogs

Diary of a Clinton Volunteer: “It Made My Heart Swell”

posted by Randall

Hillary Clinton & Tim Kaine Embrace

Hillary Clinton & Tim Kaine Embrace

By Nick Lee
Chinese Americans for Hillary
 
Last night, I wrapped my first Democratic National Convention (DNC) and I was not disappointed. Throughout, I felt that I was at the center of a once in a lifetime opportunity and a true turning point in our history as a … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

One Direction’s Zayne Malik Searches for a New Direction

posted by Randall

Zayne Malik

One Direction’s Zayne Malik goes solo

By Ed Diokno
 
Zayne Malik is on a journey of self-discovery.
 
Like many minorities living in a culture dominated by another race or ethnic group, the half-Pakistani Brit had a need to rediscover his roots. A couple of days after leaving One Direction, (and breaking the hearts … Read more

Asian Americans

Ten New Fact Sheets Released about Asian Americans

posted by Randall

AAPI DataCenter for American ProgressThe Center for American Progress has released ten new fact sheets about the Asian American community.

The sheets were published in cooperation with Karthick Ramakrishnan of AAPI Data.

The fact sheets include data about educational attainment, income and poverty, civic participation, language diversity, immigration and nativity, labor-force participation, and access to health insurance.

The Cambodian Read more

Asian Americans

Deadline to Get Health Insurance Under Affordable Care Act is Sunday

posted by Randall

Vivek MurthyBy Vivek Murthy
Surgeon General

(This is reposted from the White House Initiative on Asian Americans & Pacific Islanders)

Before the Affordable Care Act, about 2 million Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) were uninsured. Among some AAPI groups — such as Korean, Tongan, Pakistani, and Thai Americans — nearly one in four people … Read more

Campus

Search

Get Social

Subscribe to Blog via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 270 other subscribers

AsAmNews has Asian America in Its Heart

Please support AsAmNews by sharing & commenting on our stories

Like Us on Facebook & follow on Twitter