Tuesday 23rd January 2018,

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Immigrant Rights Activist Ravi Ragbir Detained By ICE, Sparking Protests

posted by Dana Delacruz

Ravi RagbirRavi Ragbir, a prominent immigrant rights leader, was detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers Thursday morning in Manhattan, prompting a chaotic protest that led to 18 arrests.

ICE ordered Ragbir’s immediate deportation, acting on a deportation order from 2006, according to Patch. Ragbir’s lawyer, Alina Das, told Patch there was a hold on … Read more

Asian Americans

Jul 25, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Asian Americans Protest Law Collecting Data in Schooling Districts on Asian Americans

Asian Americans Protest Law Collecting Data in Schooling Districts on Asian Americans

posted by Nicole Ki
Rhode Island State House

Photo by Ad Meskens – via Wikimedia Creative Commons

Asian American students gathered on Thursday to protest a new law in Rhode Island that requires school  districts to collect data on Asian Americans.

Fifty protestors showed up at the State House and questioned why the bill only targets Asian American groups, the Providence Journal reports.… Read more

Asian Americans

Feb 10, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Sen. Harris Introduces Bill for Legal Counsel for Refugees

Sen. Harris Introduces Bill for Legal Counsel for Refugees

posted by Brittney Le

Kamala HarrisSenator Kamala Harris, D-Calif., introduced her first bill on Thursday that would provide legal counsel to those held or detained while trying to enter the U.S., reports USA Today.

The Access to Counsel Act would allow lawyers to provide legal counsel by phone or video if they cannot physically be present. It would also … Read more

Asian Americans

Feb 5, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Hawaii Republicans Vote to Remove Asian American from Office for Her Opposition to Trump

Hawaii Republicans Vote to Remove Asian American from Office for Her Opposition to Trump

posted by Brittney Le
Beth Fukumoto

Beth Fukumoto

Hawaii State Rep. Beth Fukumoto is considering a switch from the Republican Party after she was removed from her position as Hawaii’s House minority leader earlier this week.
 
Fukumoto told NBC News that she no longer felt she was able to defend the Republican Party and its actions. Fukumoto claims she has … Read more

Asian Americans

Jan 16, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Sen. Kamala Harris Leads Support of Obamacare at Los Angeles Rally

Sen. Kamala Harris Leads Support of Obamacare at Los Angeles Rally

posted by Brittney Le

Kamala HarrisHundreds gathered in Exposition Park in Los Angeles to rally in support of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), commonly known as Obamacare, reports CBS Los Angeles.

The rally was one of several across the country held Sunday.

The Senate and House  have begun clearing the way for the repeal of many major provisions of … Read more

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Jul 25, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on Inquirer: Filipino & Vietnamese Americans Protest in Front of Chinese Consulate

Inquirer: Filipino & Vietnamese Americans Protest in Front of Chinese Consulate

posted by Randall

Seven Filipino American veterans chained themselves in front of the Chinese Consulate in San Francisco on Wednesday protesting Chinese aggression, reports the Inquirer.

The seven were part of a larger protest of 500 people from both the Filipino and Vietnamese American communities who demanded that China get out of Vietnam and the … Read more

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