Driven by political insiders, Asians here are facing a disturbing threat to their children’s future: the movement to deny Asian children educational opportunities and government employment.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS)’s “public charge” rule is officially final. The new measures are scheduled to go into effect on Oct. 15 and could result in legal immigrants in the United States being denied immigration benefits if they are deemed unable to look after themselves financially or are a “public charge” because they […]
The main reason people immigrate to America is for a better life.
A USA TODAY/Ipsos Poll taken on Aug. 5 and 6, in the wake of deadly violence in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, shows that Americans overwhelmingly blame the mental health system, racism and white nationalism, and loose gun laws for the series of mass shootings. Nearly three of four Democrats polled, 74 percent, say […]
I am a Navy Veteran. I retired as an O-5, commander in the Indian Navy, having held many senior leadership roles in 23 years of distinguished service, including a couple of commands. I migrated to Seattle in 2015, after my retirement, to join my wife, who moved here in 2013.
Democratic presidential hopefuls will appear on stage in Detroit on two separate nights in the upcoming week. Only 20 candidates qualified for this round of debates—they were selected based on a combination of polling performance and grassroots fundraising. Here are the lineups each night: Tuesday, July 30: Steve Bullock, Pete Buttigieg, John Delaney, John Hickenlooper, […]
Dear Superintendent Juneau: On behalf of the Asian Pacific Directors Coalition (APDC), thank you again for coming to our meeting this past April. The members appreciated meeting you, the sharing of your vision for education in Seattle Schools, and the District’s strategic plan to achieve excellence for all students, especially our students of color. During […]
Two days after Donald Trump tweeted that four congressmen of color should “go back” to their home countries, the Democratic-led House passed a resolution—240-187—condemning the president for his “racist comments.” The measure, the first House rebuke of a president in more than 100 years, passed on the night on July 16 nearly along party lines. […]
Dear community members and friends, On behalf of the residents, business owners, landlords, and family associations, I would like to thank you for coming to this event to learn about the proposed system that will improve public safety in Chinatown. It has been over six years since the original pilot project of 14 surveillance cameras […]
Dear Editor, Your reporter, Mahlon Meyer, truly botched up the reporting of last month’s kick-off event for the proposed Chinatown Surveillance Project. Over the past decade, the Seniors in Action Foundation (SIAF), led by founder Nora Chan, has been the driving force in implementing effective and proven measures to improve public safety in Chinatown. Once […]