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Indian American/ South Asian American

May 28, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Victims in Portland Stabbing Called Heroes. Suspect Is a Known Nazi Sympathizer

Victims in Portland Stabbing Called Heroes. Suspect Is a Known Nazi Sympathizer

posted by Randall

Vigil for Portland hate crime victims

Two men fatally stabbed and another injured who tried to protect two teenage girls from a known White supremacist in Portland, Oregon are being hailed as heroes nationwide by Asian Americans.

According to Oregon Live the girls, described by one of their mothers as Black and a Muslim wearing a hijab, were on a commuter … Read more

Asian Americans

May 5, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Asian Americans Condemn House GOP Passage of Trumpcare

Asian Americans Condemn House GOP Passage of Trumpcare

posted by Randall
Judy Chu

Congresswoman Judy Chu speaking at the Wells Fargo Center on Day 3 of the DNC. (Photo credit: D. Miller/DNCC)

Rep Judy Chu (D-CA), the Chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, is among those leading the charge against the House Republican plan to replace the Affordable Care Act, what the Republicans derisively call Obamacare.… Read more

Indian American/ South Asian American

Feb 4, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Indian American Lawmakers Have Scathing Response to Republican Hindu Coalition

Indian American Lawmakers Have Scathing Response to Republican Hindu Coalition

posted by Cathy Sun
Ami Bera

Rep Ami Bera (D-CA)

Several high-profile Indian American lawmakers have denounced the  Republican Hindu Coalition’s support for President Donald Trump’s executive orders on refugees and immigrants.

Among those who spoke out included Congressman Ami Bera, who told the Indian Panorama that “the actions of the Republican Hindu Coalition (RHC) on Wednesday do not reflect the … Read more

Asian Americans

Feb 1, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Indian Americans in Congress United Against President Trump’s Muslim Ban

Indian Americans in Congress United Against President Trump’s Muslim Ban

posted by Louis Chan

Muslim ban protest at SFO 2017

Protest at San Francisco International Airport against the temporary ban on immigration from 7 Muslim countries. Photo by Kenneth Lu


 
By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

 
Elected Indian American leaders in Congress are unanimous in their opposition to President Trump’s executive order banning immigration for 90 days from seven mostly Muslim countries.
 … Read more

Blogs

Dec 31, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Blog: AAPI Lawmakers Will Be in a Familiar Spot – in the Minority

Blog: AAPI Lawmakers Will Be in a Familiar Spot – in the Minority

posted by Randall
Rep Tammy Duckworth

Senator-Elect Tammy Duckworth (D-IL)

By Ed Diokno

With 18 House Representatives and U.S. Senators, including two non-voting members from the  territories of America Samoa and Northern Mariana Islands, the 115th Congress will have the most Asian American and Pacific Islander members ever. From the day they officially sit in their Capitol offices, they will face … Read more

Indian American/ South Asian American

Dec 29, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Indiaspora Gala will Honor “Fab Five” Indian American Politicians

Indiaspora Gala will Honor “Fab Five” Indian American Politicians

posted by Cathy Sun
Kamala Harris

California Attorney General Kamala Harris (D-CA) will take a seat in the U.S. Senate in January

The annual Indiaspora Gala in Washington, D.C., which has traditionally celebrated the presidential inauguration, will instead this year celebrate the great advancement of Indian Americans in politics.

The Gala will celebrate the “Fab Five” Indian Americans recently elected or … Read more

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