WASHINGTON—U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will celebrate the nation’s 239th birthday by welcoming more than 4,000 new U.S. citizens at over 50 naturalization ceremonies across the country July 1-4. “As we celebrate Independence Day, we welcome over 4,000 new Americans who will be able to enjoy all the rights, privileges and responsibilities of U.S. […]
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Dat Giap loved sciences in high school. He thought he wanted to be an electrical engineer “when I grow up,”… but it was not until his first year in college, that he realized his weakness. He did fine in everything, but he had some troubles with physics, in figuring out […]
By Tiffany Ran Northwest Asian Weekly Day writer and translator Jay Rubin walked into the office of Chin Music Press when it was establishing itself in
Third-year University of Washington dental student Jonathan An won the American Dental Association’s Student Clinician Scholar Award — the ADA’s top honor for student researchers — during the ADA’s annual session in New Orleans in early November.
By Michael Kenzelman The Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Legal advocates on August 2 asked federal authorities to investigate their claims that New Orleans school officials discriminate against the parents of Asian American and Latino students.
Seattle-based “Densho: The Japanese American Legacy Project,” led by Executive Director Tom Ikeda, received the Philip M. Hamer–Elizabeth Hamer Kegan Award given by the Society of American Archivists (SAA) for 2013. The award will be presented at a ceremony during the Council of State Archivists and SAA Joint Annual Meeting in New Orleans, Aug. 11–17, […]
By Assunta Ng Don’t let anyone steal your Christmas. Not even a killer.
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly Local members of the Asian and Pacific American community believe that they are not receiving adequate attention and engagement from the Seattle Police Department.
By Michael Kunzelman The Associated Press NEW ORLEANS, La. (AP) — The company that owns an oil platform that caught fire in the Gulf of Mexico has
By Assunta Ng Some journalists felt slighted that President Obama didn’t come to speak at UNITY. Rep. Luis Gutierrez came on behalf of Obama. Only 50 folks came to a hall of 500 seats. Gutierrez did a decent job.