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
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
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
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
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
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
During 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
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
Protests 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
First 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