Over the weekend, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced an upcoming proposed policy that threatens to deny green cards or permanent legal residency to immigrants who use public benefits, such as housing assistance, Medicaid and Medicare, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits — commonly known as “food stamps” — and many more. According to […]
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly U.S. Congressman Mike Honda stood up for the All Students Count Act at a rally in Washington D.C. on July 31. Congressman Honda, a Democrat from California, <!–more–>proposed a bill, the All Students Count Act, which requires state education agencies to report more enhanced data in their annual state […]
On Friday Dec. 2, 2011, the United States Department of Education and the United States Department of Justice jointly issued new federal guidance to provide a roadmap for K-12 schools, colleges, and universities to leverage the benefits of educational diversity to achieve high quality, inclusive educational opportunities for all students.