A man who was once a rising star in the Republican party has left the GOP to become a Democrat.
After months of wondering if the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders would continue to exist in the Donald Trump administration, a new executive director has been named.
The advisory commission is assured to continue within the U.S. Department of Education after the announcement naming Holly … Read more
A racist mailer which declares that “Chinese and Indians are taking over our town” has been received by voters in Edison, New Jersey, reports the New York Daily News.
The postcards target incumbent school board member Jerry Shi and candidate Falungi Patel.
The mailing calls for the deportation of both candidates … Read more
From Ameya Pawar gubernatorial campaign, 2018 via Wikimedia Commons
A Democratic candidate for Governor of Illinois, Ameya Pawar, has recently dropped out of the race due to a lack of funding. Pawar’s primary concern in this election was to discuss progressive issues that have been pushed to the side, specifically institutional racism.
Although … Read more
By Olivia Wang
AsAmNews Staff Writer
Adoptees are making a big push in the nation’s capitol this week to win a path to citizenship .
The bill, which failed to pass last year after President Donald Trump assumed office, would allow international adoptees who were born before February 28, 1983 to become U.S. citizens.
“We … Read more
First term Congressional Rep Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) is calling for more stringent gun laws in the wake of the Las Vegas massacre.
She is one of several Asian American leaders who have used the shooting to reiterate the importance of stringent gun laws.
“Gun violence is a public health crisis that … Read more
By Peter Schurmann
New America Media
In 2012, Raymond Ho was just entering college, his mind abuzz with new ideas and the prospect of new experiences. During his first week he … Read more
Numerous speculation has surfaced about the resignation of current Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. The lack of coordination between the president and Tillerson has been evident for some time. His comment “The president thinks for himself” ,when asked about Trump’s response to the Charlottesville incident, has added fuel to the belief of a rift between … Read more
Hawaii House of Representatives member Beth Fukumoto responded to a racist letter that was sent to her by a Trump supporter earlier this month, reports Big Island Now.