By Staff THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DELANO (AP) — Dozens of Filipino hospital workers in California will share a nearly $1 million settlement in a lawsuit claiming they were targeted by a rule requiring them to only speak English at work, federal officials said Monday, Sept. 17.
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly This year, Elaine Akagi, Seattle resident and vice president of the national Japanese
The Board of Directors of the Asian American Justice Center (AAJC), a member of the Asian American Center for Advancing Justice (Advancing Justice), has named Mee Moua as president and executive director of one of the nation’s premier civil rights organizations. On March 19, Moua will succeed Karen K. Narasaki, who announced in June she […]
By Amy Taxin The Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Asian Americans have seen their ranks swell over the past decade not only in coastal immigrant enclaves, but also in new places such as the southwestern states of Texas and Nevada, according to a report released last week by a coalition of Asian American organizations.
By Hope Yen THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — In the run-up to the 2012 elections, the federal government is ordering that 248 counties and other political jurisdictions provide bilingual ballots to Hispanics and other minorities who speak little or no English.
After 14 years in the United States, Jenny Yang, who came from Korea, finally attained citizenship. Soon after her citizenship ceremony in
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (AP) — Dozens of Filipino hospital workers in California claim they were the only ethnic group targeted by a rule requiring them to only speak English
The 2009 Advancing Justice Conference: Asian American and Pacific Islanders Building New Foundations for Civil Rights is an inaugural national civil rights and social justice conference expected to draw community and government leaders and legal professionals from across the country.
The Asian American Justice Center (AAJC), along with other leading civil rights and labor organizations, recently filed a petition with the United States Supreme Court to challenge the state of Arizona’s mandatory E-Verify law.
On June 9, legislation passed by voice vote in the Senate will keep widows, widowers, and orphans of deceased U.S. citizens and legal permanent residents, who are currently in the family immigration system, from getting deported.