The Asian American community has long borne the “model minority” myth which has contributed to concealing the major health concerns that face members of this community.
Sonia Sotomayor’s nomination and pending confirmation as U.S. Supreme Court associate justice marks a significant milestone for the U.S. Hispanic population. By anyone’s measure, Sotomayor has lived an incredibly compelling life, from being born to Puerto Rican immigrants and growing up in the South Bronx public housing projects to graduating from Princeton University at the top of her class and presiding as a highly respected federal judge.
Calls for comprehensive immigration reform are now abundant. These are nothing more than calls for an open immigration policy and amnesty for 12 to 20 million illegal aliens.
Amid the controversy surrounding the unpopular Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo (GMA) administration, former President Joseph Estrada has expressed interest in becoming, once again, chief executive of the Philippines in 2010.
The White House and members of Congress must move quickly on enacting a just and humane immigration reform package that will reunite families, reinvigorate the economy, and remove the term “illegal or undocumented immigrants” from the dialogue in this country.
One of the most exciting partnerships formed last year was with Van Asselt’s Community Learning Center program run by Tiny Tots Development Center. “Navigating Vietnam” runs once a month at Van Asselt’s after-school program.
The lawsuit seeks approximately $4 billion, based on the sum of $4,000 multiplied by an estimated population of one million Asian Pacific Islanders living in the state of California.
Our economically diverse state has the distinct advantage of physical location, which encourages exporting goods to our neighbors and friends. In fact, our ports are viewed by many as the gateway to Asia, and our access to the Canadian marketplace could not be better…
For Asians, the word “Oriental” in the English vocabulary provided useful service to Western imperialism on every continent, until “yellow peril” upped the ante …
June 12 is the new date when TV stations across the country are required to change from analog to digital signals …