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SINGAPORE AND BEYOND: OPTIONS FOR DENUCLEARIZING NORTH KOREA

Asian News 06/11/2018 0 Comments

By ROBERT EINHORN | Foreign Policy Program, The Brookings Institution | JUNE 2018   EXECUTIVE SUMMARY If the U.S. intelligence community and most non-governmental experts on North Korea are right that Kim Jong-un has no intention of getting rid of his nuclear and missile capabilities altogether, an agreement committing the North to complete denuclearization, whether rapidly or incrementally, will not be…

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Asian Americans and the food justice movement in metro-Detroit—adding complexity, making connections

Asian News 05/30/2018 0 Comments

  “Before it was even called urban gardening, my parents kept a garden in the backyard ever since I was a kid,” said Shane Bernardo, a life-long Detroit resident and a consultant, facilitator and speaker actively involved in food justice. “So I learned at a very early age how strongly my family identified with our cultural roots and our traditional…

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Michigan Based Tour Company Wins 2018 International Silver Travvy Award for Best Tour Packager for Asia

Asian News 02/01/2018 0 Comments

Grand Rapids, Michigan – January 24, 2018 – A&S Signature Journeys has earned the prestigious Silver statuette in the Travvy Awards for Best Vacation Packager—Asia which was held Wednesday, January 24, 2017 at Gotham Hall in New York City. The annual Travvy Awards, known as the Academy Awards of the travel industry, recognize the highest standards of excellence in the…

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New Research on Refugee Economic Contributions

Asian News Business News 10/17/2017 0 Comments

Global Detroit, University of Michigan release study detailing up to $295 million in annual economic activity West Bloomfield, Michigan – Every year, refugees to Southeast Michigan contribute up to $295 million to the region’s economy and, in 2016 alone, they create up to 2, 311 new jobs. That’s according to a new study released by Global Detroit and University of…

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New Michigan Media appoints Keyta Roberson to lead digital, social media and community engagement strategy

Asian News 09/13/2017 0 Comments

August 31, 2017 | DETROIT – New Michigan Media (NMM), the collaborative network of the five largest ethnic and minority media publications in Michigan, has appointed Keyta Roberson as the organization’s social media and community engagement manager. This position was created through the Detroit Journalism Engagement Fund, which is funded by the Ford Foundation, James S. and John L. Knight…

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With Local Elections Looming, Group Calls on Community Partners to Hold National Voter Registration Day Drives

Asian News 09/12/2017 0 Comments

Washington, DC – In advance of this year’s municipal and statewide elections, 2,000 groups across the country will mobilize to celebrate National Voter Registration Day on September 26, 2017. The National Voter Registration Day Steering Committee is calling on libraries, universities, community organizations, and businesses to partner in this effort by hosting a local registration drive. “These local elections have…

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Asian American and Pacific Islander Groups Defend Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

Asian News Events 08/30/2017 0 Comments

WHAT: Leaders from national Asian American and Pacific Islander organizations will gather in support of immigrants to urge President Trump to defend the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The president has threatened to end the program, which would put approximately 800,000 young people at risk of losing their ability to get an education, work and contribute to their…

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One envelope holds her fate. Is she getting deported today?

Asian News 07/18/2017 0 Comments

Maria Garcia Juarez wandered around the international arrivals area at Detroit Metropolitan Airport on Friday, frantically looking for a government official who held a sheet of paper with her fate written on it. As she scurried from one Delta Air Lines security employee to the next, asking if anyone had seen agents from Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Juarez looked like…

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