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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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McDONALD’S USA CELEBRATES FRIENDSHIP BY SENDING SIX CHILDREN TO RIO

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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FINAL ROUND INTERVIEW: ARIYA JUTANUGARN

Asian News 05/30/2016 0 Comments

MODERATOR:  Happy to be joined in the media center by 2016 Volvik Championship winner, Ariya Jutanugarn.  Third in a row, how does it feel? ARIYA JUTANUGARN:  Feel good.  Get a little bit excited before this round but that’s getting better and after that I feel great. Q.  Michael said you were going to take a break this week? ARIYA JUTANUGARN: …

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ARIYA JUTANUGARN CAPTURES THIRD STRAIGHT WIN ON TOUR AT LPGA VOLVIK CHAMPIONSHIP

Asian News 05/29/2016 0 Comments

May belongs to Ariya Jutanugarn. On Sunday at the LPGA Volvik Championship, Jutanugarn made history as the first player on the LPGA Tour to make her first three victories on Tour in consecutive events. She swept the entire month of May on the LPGA Tour, winning all three events staged on Tour including her maiden victory at the Yokohama Tire…

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