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Apr 22, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Sen. Kamala Harris calls U.S.-Mexico Wall “a stupid use of money”

Sen. Kamala Harris calls U.S.-Mexico Wall “a stupid use of money”

posted by Brittney Le
US Mexico Border Fence

This fence runs across a beach. On one side is Border Field State Park, San Diego, USA; on the other side is Tijuana, Mexico. By V.T. Polywoda 

Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), the first Indian American to serve in the Senate, called President Trump’s plans for a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border “a stupid use of money” … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Mar 18, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Kellyanne Conway’s Filipino American Husband Could Get Key Job with Justice Department

Kellyanne Conway’s Filipino American Husband Could Get Key Job with Justice Department

posted by Randall
Conway, George

George T. Conway ’87, Partner, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, “Extraterritoriality in American Business Regulation.”

It seems George Conway is determined to get a job with the Trump administration

Politico reports the husband of White House adviser Kellyanne Conway is the top contender for a job as head of the Justice Department’s civil division.

If … Read more

Crime

Mar 12, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Asian American Arrested at White House after Climbing Security Fence

Asian American Arrested at White House after Climbing Security Fence

posted by Randall
White House

Only a 7-foot fence separates the White House from the public.

By Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge

Jonathan Tuan-Ahn Tran, 26 was arrested late Friday night for trying to enter the White House.

Tran, from Milpitas, California, scaled a fence and was able to get near the South Portico entrance before being apprehended. He … Read more

Blogs

My Encounter with New Assistant White House Press Secretary

posted by Randall
Ninio Fatalvo

Ninio Fetalvo

Ninio Fetalvo has been named one of four assistant press secretaries for President Donald Trump.
 
The 23-year old Filipino American previously served as Asian Pacific American press secretary for the Republican National Committee.
 
I first met Fetalvo in Las Vegas before the Asian American Pacific Islander Presidential Forum this past August.… Read more

Campus

Jan 6, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Indian American Girl Selected by Michelle Obama for Student Advisory Board

Indian American Girl Selected by Michelle Obama for Student Advisory Board

posted by Brittney Le
Swetha Prabakaran

Swetha Prabakaran

First Lady Michelle Obama has selected Swetha Prabakaran to serve on the inaugural Student Advisory Board of the education campaign Better Make Room, reports The Indian Express. Better Make Room seeks to provide education opportunities for teenagers in the U.S.

The campaign supports Michelle Obama’s Reach Higher Initiative, with the campaign website … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

May 6, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Fresh Off the Boat’s Hudson Yang Takes Over the White House

Fresh Off the Boat’s Hudson Yang Takes Over the White House

posted by Louis Chan

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

Hudson Yang who plays Eddie Huang on ABC’s Fresh Off the Boat had a run on the White House this week.

Yang visited the White House to join in ceremonies for Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.

The White House posted numerous photos of Yang’s adventures at the home of … Read more

Indian American/ South Asian American

Dec 29, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on Zee News: President Obama Appoints Record Number of Indian Americans

Zee News: President Obama Appoints Record Number of Indian Americans

posted by Ariel Neidermeier

Nisha Desai BiswalDuring his time in office, President Obama has appointed a record number of Indian Americans to key positions in the White House. According to Zee News, the number of Indian American appointees easily surpasses 50.

President Obama has praised Indian Americans for their talents in the past. When he met with Prime Minister Manmohan … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Nov 19, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on Niti Central: Actor @KalPenn nominated by President Obama for key position

Niti Central: Actor @KalPenn nominated by President Obama for key position

posted by Randall

Kal PennActor Kal Penn continues to amaze the way he juggles his acting career with his passion for public service.

Niti Central reports the former White House staffer under the Obama administration has been nominated by the President to a post on the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities.

He also played an active … Read more

Community Issues

Nov 10, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on CRI English: Protests against Jimmy Kimmel Live held in 23 cities

CRI English: Protests against Jimmy Kimmel Live held in 23 cities

posted by Randall

Jimmy KimmelProtests were held in 23 cities across the country Saturday over the “kill everyone in China” remarks made on Jimmy Kimmel Live, reports CRI English.

The on line site reports that in Burbank well over a thousand protestors demonstrated outside ABC headquarters. Signs read “teach kids to love not to kill” and “Fire … Read more

Community Issues

Nov 2, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on Outlook India: Michelle Obama to Host #Diwali Celebration at White House

Outlook India: Michelle Obama to Host #Diwali Celebration at White House

posted by Randall

Michelle ObamaFirst lady Michelle Obama will host this year’s Diwali celebration at the White House on November 5, reports Outlook India.

Prominent Indian Americans will be invited along with lawmakers and senior White House officials.

President Obama this week issued his proclamation commemorating the Festival of Lights.

“The flame of the diya, or lamp, reminds … Read more

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