With the general election set for Nov. 8, Asian and Pacific Islander American (APIA) leaders join presidential candidates in making sure key issues are brought up for public debate.
By Travis Quezon Northwest Asian Weekly A period of 41 years had passed before a U.S. District Court Judge in California overturned the conviction of Fred Korematsu, an Oakland shipyard foreman of Japanese ancestry who dared to challenge the constitutionality of Executive Order 9066. The 1942 order authorized the removal of more than 120,000 people […]
By Zachariah Bryan Northwest Asian Weekly This year, the Washington State Asian Pacific Islander community will be well represented at the National Democratic Convention.
By Keni Lesa The Associated Press APIA, Samoa (AP) — Sirens wailed and fireworks exploded in the skies over Samoa, as the tiny South Pacific nation jumped forward in time, crossing westward over the international date line and effectively erasing Friday, Dec. 30, 2011, from the country’s calendar.
This past week, many of us filled out our primary ballots. Depending on which county you live in, there may have been an Asian American or Pacific Islander American (APIA) candidate on the ballot. If you live in King County, there were four, maybe five candidates. In Pierce County, there were two.
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Could last Tuesday’s election be a sign of things to come in November? Though we did see some Asian and Pacific Islander Americans (APIA) advance to the general election, the percentage of the vote APIA candidates garnered could mean that there is a tough road ahead for all of the […]
A new report by the Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR) documents a large wage and benefit advantage for Asian American and Pacific Islander
Asian and Pacific Islander Americans (APIA) worked on the Reform Immigration FOR America Campaign in January. During the National Asian American Pacific Islander week of action, which began on Jan. 12, The Campaign is a collaborative effort urging local, state, and national APIA organizations to take part in the immigration reform debate.
APIA, Samoa (AP) — On Monday, Sept. 7, Samoa prepared to become the first country in nearly 40 years to switch driving from one side of the road to the other.
With a combined 45 years of instruction at Bellevue Community College, three members of its faculty are “willing to take some risks,”