President Trump’s nomination of U.S. Circuit Court Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court is being called shameful by the National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum (NAPAWF).
Hawaii Gov. David Ige announced on Sept. 16 that starting Oct. 15, travelers arriving from out of state may bypass a 14-day quarantine requirement if they test negative for COVID-19.
The House voted on Sept. 17 to condemn racism against Asian Americans tied to the coronavirus outbreak, approving a Democratic resolution on a mostly party-line vote.
A panel of appeals court judges repeatedly challenged the legal claims of a group that accuses Harvard University of intentional discrimination against Asian American students who apply to the Ivy League school on Sept. 16.
By Janice Nesamani NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY If things had gone according to plan, 22-year-old Gauri Nayak would have been on campus at the University of Washington (UW), one step closer to fulfilling her dream of becoming a User Experience Researcher. But if anything, 2020 showed her how even the best laid plans can go awry. […]
A California-based community organization that advances social justice and builds power with working class Vietnamese and immigrant communities, urged Tony Pham to close Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)’s migrant prison camps, if Pham “has any loyalty left to refugees.” On Aug. 25, the Department of Homeland Security named Pham as the new leader of ICE. […]
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley took aim at Democrats during a prime speaking slot at the Republican National Convention (RNC) on Aug. 24—who she says label America as racist: “That is a lie. America is not a racist country.” Born Nimrata Randhawa to Indian immigrants, Haley served as President Donald […]
Hello America! I’m Andrew Yang. You might know me as the guy who ran for President talking about MATH and the future. Unfortunately for all of us, that future is now. The pandemic has accelerated everything. If you’re like me and my wife, Evelyn, you don’t know if your child’s school is reopening this fall. […]
By STEVE PEOPLES and MICHELLE L. PRICE NEW YORK (AP) — Democrats formally nominated Joe Biden as their candidate for president on Aug. 18, with party elders, a new generation of politicians and voters in every state joining together in an extraordinary, pandemic-cramped virtual convention to send him into the general election campaign to oust […]
NEW YORK—The New York Police Department (NYPD) announced the formation of a new, 25-member Asian American Hate Crime Task Force. Chief of Detectives Rodney Harrison introduced the new task force and its commander, Deputy Inspector Hisao “Stewart” Loo from Manhattan South Detectives, at a news conference on Aug. 18. The NYPD tallied no fewer than […]