BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — The law school at the University of California, Berkeley has stripped itself of a 19th century namesake who espoused racist views that led to the 1882 Chinese Exclusion Act. John Boalt’s name was removed from a school building on Jan. 30 after a three-year process. University officials say this is the […]
In a milestone win that instantly expanded the Oscars’ horizons, Bong Joon Ho’s masterfully devious class satire “Parasite” became the first non-English language film to win best picture in the 92-year history of the Academy Awards.
By Staff NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Andrew Yang announced in an email to supporters on Feb. 11 that he is suspending his campaign for president. “This is not an easy decision,” he said. “Endings are hard and I’ve always intended to stay in this race until the very end. But I have been convinced that the […]
In a bulletin issued by the tactical analytical unit (TAU) in U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)’s Seattle Field Office, officers were instructed to conduct vetting on all individuals who met certain criteria, including being Iranian nationals or having traveled to Iran.
The man who became the first U.S. patient infected with the new virus from China has left the hospital and said in a statement that he is getting better and looking forward to life returning to normal, according to a statement from the man provided to The Associated Press on Feb. 4.
A Harvard University professor charged with lying about his role in a Chinese talent recruitment program was released from custody on Jan. 30 and ordered to post a $1 million cash bond.
On Jan. 29, former Gov. Gary Locke released a statement saying, “I cannot think of anyone better than Joe Biden to assume the role of commander-in-chief at this critical time. I am proud to endorse him for president.”
By Patrick Grubb A Blaine-area Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officer says the recent “extreme vetting” of travelers with Iranian backgrounds occurred under the direction of Blaine port managers. The allegation was revealed by local immigration attorney Len Saunders, a frequent commentator on border issues. As earlier reported by The Northern Light, more than 60 […]
SAN FRANCISCO (AP)— A legal trailblazer and longest-serving sitting member of the California Supreme Court said he’ll retire this year, giving Gov. Gavin Newsom an opportunity to shape the state’s highest court. Justice Ming W. Chin will retire Aug. 31 after nearly 25 years on the state Supreme Court. Chin was the first Chinese American […]
By GENE JOHNSON Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) — A federal judge in Washington state is considering whether to block President Donald Trump from diverting billions of dollars from military construction projects to build sections of border wall along the Southern border. U.S. District Court Judge Barbara Rothstein said on Jan. 23 that she hoped to […]