On July 1, the Washington State Sheriff’s Association wrote a letter to Sen. Patty Murray and Sen. Maria Cantwell urging reform for the immigration system. The sheriff’s association wants the president and congress to fix the immigration process because, according to the letter, it is eroding the immigrant community’s trust for the state and local police.
A recent Supreme Court ruling has made it easier for officials to deport immigrants who have been convicted of a crime.
The Asian American Justice Center (AAJC) and its affiliates — the Asian American Institute of Chicago, Ill., Asian Law Caucus of San Francisco, Calif., and Asian Pacific American Legal Center of Los Angeles, Calif. — express eddisappointment with the United States Supreme Court’s decision in the matter of Ricci v. DeStefano, which imposes a new standard on employers.
On July 3, Wells Fargo donated $208,000 to the United States Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce (USPAACC) to analyze Asian American entrepreneurs’ interests and characteristics.
One of the most important and toughest parts of planning a wedding is finding a venue. Seattle is home to some amazing views and landscapes, but finding a place that can accommodate a traditional Asian wedding can be tricky. How is a bride to find a venue to hold hundreds of guests? And what if she wants to serve traditional Asian food?
Many Asian people are able to live in the United States because they married U.S. citizens. It is one of the ways to become an American citizen.
This year, Secou Diate purchased his first home, a brand new four-bedroom townhouse that his wife, daughter, and unborn baby will enjoy. For Diate, it was the perfect time to purchase. Interest rates were low. The unit was in a brand-new development and it was in his price range.
Are you an Asian American student graduating from high school or college? You may be eligible for the Northwest Asian Weekly’s Outstanding Graduates column.
The Vietnamese American Bar Association of Washington gathered a team of volunteers to clean and paint over graffiti on light posts and walls in the International District. ♦
Skyline High School junior Ehrik Aldana was elected chair of the Washington State Legislative Youth Advisory Council after serving one year on the council.