Tuesday 23rd January 2018,

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Asian Americans

Major Policy Change: DACA Accepting Renewals for Extending Protected Status

posted by Brittney Le

Protester at a DACA rally in San Francisco. Photo by Pax Ahimsa Gethen.

Views From The Edge
By Ed Diokno

The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which protects young undocumented immigrants from deportation, has resumed accepting renewal requests for deferred action, reports The Hill.

Due to a federal court order, United … Read more

Asian Americans

Judge Temporarily Blocks Trump Move to End DACA

posted by Randall
DACA Protest

Los Angeles March for Immigrant Rights in September 2017
By Molly Adams

Views from the Edge

A federal judge in San Francisco temporarily blocked the Trump administration from ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program that prevents the deportation of children brought into the U.S. by their undocumented parents.

In his ruling, Judge … 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

Bad Ass Asians

Dec 9, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Queens Father Gets Reprieve from Deportation

Queens Father Gets Reprieve from Deportation

posted by Randall
Riaz Talukder

Riaz Talukder with his wife Syeda and two sons Rafi and Radi.

A dad with two children and no criminal record is battling deportation as his wife faces surgery for cancer next month, reports India West.

Riaz Talukder showed up at Immigration and Custom Enforcement offices November 20 expecting to be deported.

That’s when ICE … Read more

Asian Americans

Nov 17, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Asian American Labor Leaders Arrested during Protest to Support DREAM Act

Asian American Labor Leaders Arrested during Protest to Support DREAM Act

posted by Randall

Dream Act protest

Nineteen AAPI demonstrators were arrested at Speaker of the House Paul Ryan’s office in Washington DC. Photo courtesy APALA


 
Views from the Edge
 
Nineteen Asian American protesters, including two of the highest-ranking Asian American leaders in the labor movement, were arrested in Washington D.C. this week, during a protest to support the DREAM … 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

Filipino American

Apr 1, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Filipino Man Becomes First in Southern California to Be Deported Under Trump Crackdown

Filipino Man Becomes First in Southern California to Be Deported Under Trump Crackdown

posted by Randall

ICEThe first known Filipino in Southern California has been deported under Trump’s crackdown on undocumented immigration, reports ABS CBN.

Rey Galleon spoke to immigration agents at his apartment not knowing who they were. They promptly arrested him, but he was able to warn his wife who sneaked out the backdoor with one of their … Read more

Chinese American

How Safe Are DACA Recipients?

posted by Randall

ICE

By Elena Shore
New American Media

When it comes to Trump’s changes to immigration policy, many immigrants have a common question: Who is affected and what do the changes mean for them?

It’s a question that Martha Ruch, staff attorney at Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Los Angeles says she hears constantly from her clients.

Since taking … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Mar 17, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Undocumented Being Arrested in the Courts, says California Chief Justice

Undocumented Being Arrested in the Courts, says California Chief Justice

posted by Randall
Tani Cantil-Sakuye

California Suprme Court Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakuye

By Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge
 
In A letter, California Supreme Court Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye expressed her deep concern “about reports from some of our trial courts that immigration agents appear to be stalking undocumented immigrants in our courthouses to make arrests.”
 
The letter … Read more

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