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Conservative Commentator Defends Trump’s ‘Sh*thole Countries’ Comment, Criticized for Invoking Asian American Stereotype

posted by Dana Delacruz

Carrie Sheffield. Photo by Gage Skidmore.

Some popular conservatives are once again flying in to defend President Donald Trump’s every word. Trump is currently under fire for expressing his distaste for immigration from African countries and Haiti and for allegedly referring to them as “sh*thole countries” during a private White House meeting Thursday. While critics … Read more

Asian Americans

Racist, Vile Language Scuttles DACA Deal, Draws Strong Reaction from AAPI Community

posted by Brittney Le
DACA Rally at White House2

Min Su Kang, “undocumented and unafraid”, speaks at rally in front of White House this past fall

 

Views From The Edge
By Ed Diokno
 
By now you’ve likely heard about the racist comments uttered by Donald Trump. The noise and fury arising from those remarks drowned out the reason the meeting was being … Read more

Campus

Filipina American Dreamer Faces Uncertain Future

posted by Brittney Le

Hilario and her parents when they first immigrated. Provided by Kenzi Hilario.

By Brittney Le
AsAmNews Staff Writer

With immigration reform expected to come soon, many undocumented students in the U.S. are uncertain of what the future holds for them. Kenzi Hilario, along with many other undocumented API students, are continuing to work hard to … Read more

Asian Americans

Trump Ties DACA to Border Wall

posted by Brittney Le

San Diego Border Wall Projections (photos by Jill Marie Holslin and OLBSD)

Activists projected light graffiti onto the border wall prototypes in Tijuana. Photo by Jill Marie Holslin and OLBSD, provided by Backbone Campaign via Flickr Creative Commons.

By Ed Diokno
Views From The Edge

 

As we expected, all along, Donald Trump’s expressed sympathy for the Dreamers was nothing but a ploy to find some … Read more

Asian Americans

Nov 15, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Protesters Rally Against Trump’s Tour in the Asia Pacific

Protesters Rally Against Trump’s Tour in the Asia Pacific

posted by Brittney Le
Bayan USA Protest

Photo by Brittany Le

By Brittany Le
AsAmNews Staff Writer

Outside the Wilshire Federal Building in West Los Angeles, protesters made their voices heard Tuesday night about their stance against President Trump and his tour of the Asia Pacific. Demonstrators publicly condemned what they called Trump’s pro-war, pro-imperialism agenda and called on the U.S. government … Read more

Campus

Nov 14, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on International students in U.S. decline

International students in U.S. decline

posted by Gabi Wy

 

UC Berkeley

Students relax outside Evans Hall at UC Berkeley

New surveys document nearly half of universities reported a drop in new international students this fall, including year-by-year drops in South Korean and Saudi Arabian international students traveling to the U.S., as well as a growth rate decrease in Indian international students enrolling in the U.S.… Read more

Blogs

A Dreamer’s Story: What DACA Means to One Korean American Woman

posted by Brittney Le

immigration reform protest sign
 
By Brittany Le
AsAmNews Staff Writer

 

With the Trump Administration’s official rescinding of DACA Tuesday, DACA recipients are left with limited options. I recently spoke to a DACA recipient and Dreamer whose family had immigrated to the United States from Korea when she was only 5 years old. She currently attends a public … Read more

Asian Americans

Aug 19, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Chao criticized after Trump’s Charlottesville remarks

Chao criticized after Trump’s Charlottesville remarks

posted by Gabi Wy
Elaine Chao

Photo courtesy of James O’Gara

Asian American organizations are criticizing Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao after President Trump’s response to the White supremacist rally in Virginia that turned deadly, reported The Hill.

In a petition, the organizations said she “stood by President Trump as he blamed both sides for the racist acts that took place … Read more

Community Issues

Aug 14, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Sen. Kamala Harris Denounces White Supremacists in Charlottesville

Sen. Kamala Harris Denounces White Supremacists in Charlottesville

posted by Olivia Wolf

Kamala HarrisSen. Kamala Harris denounced the violence carried out by White supremacists in Virginia and criticized President Donald Trump for refusing to explicitly address the issue, reports The Huffington Post. She was one of many Asian American leaders who spoke out against the violence from the White nationalists.

On Saturday, a violent confrontation broke out … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Jun 13, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Preet Bharara Discusses His Relationship with Trump After Being Fired

Preet Bharara Discusses His Relationship with Trump After Being Fired

posted by Nicole Ki

Preet BhararaFormer U.S. attorney Preet Bharara this past weekend explained three phone calls that led up to his termination under the transitional period with Trump’s administration.

Bharara, an Indian American, was an attorney until March and was ousted after he refused to resign along with other attorneys from Obama’s era, CNN reports. He said on ABC’s … Read more

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