The American Civil Liberties Union and other groups are again going to court to challenge the Trump administration, this time over its policy to bar detained asylum seekers from asking a judge to grant them bond.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Opponents of Washington’s affirmative action initiative filed a referendum to force a popular vote on the measure on April 29, the day after it passed the state Legislature. Opponents will have 90 days to gather 129,811 valid signatures. If they can, it will override the legislative approval and force the initiative […]
Under the speckled shadows outside a coffee shop, Stanley H. Barer held up a finger to make a point. Such quiet force seemed to repose in that finger, that the very air seemed to hold its breath.
By Staff NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY SEATTLE — Keiro Northwest announced on May 8 that it is closing several of its programs, citing “significant financial challenges over the last decade, triggered by the Medicaid Shortfall of 2008-2010.” “We have done everything in our power to continue to deliver the full range of services offered by Keiro […]
By Carolyn Bick NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Even though Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is on the presidential campaign trail, Lt. Gov. Cyrus Habib says his schedule as acting governor isn’t all that different. But this doesn’t mean the role doesn’t dictate where he may or may not set foot. The Iranian American said that, as lieutenant […]
In the new Seattle Opera Center, a quote by the Opera’s founder, Glynn Ross, reads in part, “We are not custodians of the old order. We are not curators of establishment art. We must be oriented towards the future…”
I have met three Democratic presidential hopefuls, from the highest in the polls to the ones not so high…Aren’t I lucky!?
It’s Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM), a full month of celebrating our community’s culture, history, and traditions, while looking towards the future. APAHM came about when Congress passed a resolution in 1978 to designate a week to celebrate Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States. May was chosen because it’s when the first […]
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly The Yang Gang came to Seattle on a sun-filled Friday afternoon at Gas Works Park, as Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang’s campaign visited Seattle. In addition to speaking to a throng of followers, Yang followed up the May 3 appearance with a fundraiser at China Harbor Restaurant. According to […]
Sam Cho, a second-generation Korean American, is running for the Port of Seattle Commission, position 2 — a seat currently held by Courtney Gregoire, who will not run for re-election. Cho is a staff member working in the state Legislature and a commissioner with the Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs. He also runs his […]