Bob Ferguson, Washington State Attorney General: “I formed a Civil Rights Unit in the Attorney General’s Office to combat discrimination and fight for fairness and dignity for every Washingtonian. Inspired by former Assistant Attorney General, civil rights attorney, and Seattle City Councilmember Wing Luke, I named my Civil Rights Unit after him. If you have […]
By Emiri Aoki and Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly Yu-Ling Wong, the majority owner of Taiwanese restaurant Facing East, was charged with first-degree theft and tax fraud by Bob Ferguson, Washington state’s attorney general on Feb. 5. She was charged for avoiding the payment of $394,835 in state sales tax through the use of an […]
By Minal Singh Northwest Asian Weekly Immigration reform is delayed while Texas prepares to battle the executive order against federal courts. On Nov. 20, President Obama announced an executive action on immigration reform. On Feb. 15, in the case of Texas vs the United States, a Texas District Court obtained a temporary injunction to halt […]
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By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly More than 120 members of ethnic media and more than 25 candidates networked and discussed hot topic issues at the Sea Beez’ Candidates Meet and Greet, held at the Nagomi Tea House in Seattle’s International District on August 22. Sea Beez, an organization providing opportunities for ethnic communities and media, […]
Cindy Ryu earned the distinction of being the first female Korean American mayor in the United State two years ago when she was elected as Shoreline’s mayor.
This year, Marilyn Strickland, born in Seoul, may follow up on Ryu’s accomplishment by becoming Tacoma’s mayor.