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Scam calls to immigrants

Asian News 05/20/2017 0 Comments

When you tell us about a scam, it helps us investigate scammers. But it also helps us warn other people about the scam – so they can avoid it. Our partners at US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) told us about a new twist on a common phone scam: scammers are calling immigrants in the US – but this time,…

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China Eyes Tighter Sanctions on N. Korea, but Limits Remain

Asian News 04/27/2017 0 Comments

BEIJING —  One of the key messages that came out of President Donald Trump’s meeting with U.S. lawmakers on North Korea was a renewed emphasis on the need to use sanctions and diplomacy to try and pressure Pyongyang back to the negotiating table. And while the outlook for the resumption of talks remains bleak at best, analysts say, China’s support…

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North American Students in Solidarity with the Victims of Japanese Military Sexual Slavery

Asian News 04/18/2017 0 Comments

On December 28th, 2015, the South Korean and Japanese governments announced a “final and irreversible resolution” of the issue of former ‘Comfort Women,’ a euphemism for survivors of Japanese military sexual slavery roughly during the Second World War. An estimated 200,000-400,000 women – many in their teens – were forced, abducted, and coerced into sexual slavery by the Japanese Imperial…

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Protect DREAMers At Risk of Deportations: NAKASEC Welcomes the BRIDGE Act, Alarmed By the SAFE Act

Asian News 12/15/2016 0 Comments

LOS ANGELES, CA – In response to growing concerns about protections for DREAMers, Senators Richard Durbin (D-IL), Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Jeff Flake (R-AZ), and Chuck Schumer (D-NY) introduced the Bar Removal of Individuals Who Dream and Grow the Economy (BRIDGE) Act, S.3542.  If passed, this law would provide an estimated 750,000 DREAMers who had been…

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Asian News 08/03/2016 0 Comments

Oak Brook, Illinois (August 3, 2016) – McDonald’s and Ronald McDonald House Charities® (RMHC®) are rewarding six children from across the United States with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to attend the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. Twelve-year-old Hana Allen of Pleasant Hill, MO, was one of the children chosen to participate in the McDonald’s Olympics Kids Program, which will bring nearly 100…

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You are a kingmaker.

Asian News 07/13/2016 0 Comments

Do not forget your responsibility! About five months are left before 2016 presidential election in the U.S. Are you ready to choose the right leader for our country? Do not forget you are an important kingmaker, well, actually president-maker to be more precise. For next five months, we will be bombarded and confused by political agendas of, pledges by and…

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“Stand up and speak out, the squeaky wheel gets the grease”

Asian News 06/19/2016 0 Comments

Professor Frank Wu at the Asian Heritage Month ceremony At the Asian Heritage Month ceremony, which was held in the Capitol, many government officials and community leaders were in the audience. They were helping celebrate the growth of the State Asian Community. The keynote speaker was Frank Wu, Professor at the University of California, Hastings Law School and former Dean…

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Economic Success for Many in Asian American Community Hides Rapid Expansion in Poverty, Unemployment

Asian News 06/06/2016 0 Comments

By Andre Goulet The increase in Michigan’s Asian American population over the last decade to around 240,000 is cause for celebration.  But a community long associated with economic success and educational excellence also contains a large and growing level of poverty that is often hidden from view. In a recent report, ‘A Community of Contrasts: Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and…

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