By Evelyn P. Yenson Northwest Asian Weekly We all are pilgrims, and that is why we were going to Philadelphia, the City of Brotherly Love and Sisterly Affection. When the Holy Father stated that he is the son of immigrants, I felt the same gratitude to be an American as the third-generation South African Chinese […]
By Ana Mari Cauce Special to Northwest Asian Weekly Before my recent trip to Southeast Asia, I knew that the University of Washington (UW) <!–more–>was a global university. We are rated 15th among the world’s universities in Shanghai Jiao Tong University’s much publicized rankings, and 14th in the world in the US News and World […]
By Staff THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES (AP) — Thousands of illegal immigrants have inundated the nation’s second-largest school district with requests for copies of records that might qualify them for the Obama administration’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, the district said Monday, Sept. 17.
By Sarah Yee Northwest Asian Weekly It was only a little more than a decade ago. The 2000 U.S. Census was a milestone because
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A woman convicted in Mississippi of harboring illegal immigrants from China, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, India, and Mexico has been sentenced to three years in prison.
By Will Weissert and Christopher Sherman The Associated Press LOS FRESNOS, Texas (AP) — Police wearing berets and bulletproof vests broke down the door of a Guatemala City apartment in February, hunting for illegal drugs. Instead, they found a different kind of illicit shipment: 27 immigrants from India packed into two locked rooms.
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly Taiwan President Ying-jeou Ma plans to visit Central America on May 26. On June 2, he will stop by Seattle on his way home, according to his office’s May 18 press conference.