Alma Kimura recently won a gold medal in the world powerlifting championships Sept. 28. On Sept. 16, she won another gold medal, this time in the “raw nationals” in Scranton, Pa. Kimura, a Georgetown University law-school graduate who practices solo in estate planning, probate and family law on Capitol Hill, was recruited by a tennis colleague […]
By Sue Misao Northwest Asian Weekly A vigil was held at the Tacoma Northwest Detention Center on June 21 to support about 40 Cambodian individuals being held there as they await deportation. <!–more–> According to the Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC), several dozen men are currently being held in U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement […]
From Asiasociety.org: The longer Asian Pacific American (APA) employees live in the United States, the less favorably they view their companies, an annual Asia Society survey found. The 2011 Asian Pacific Americans Corporate Survey indicates that this decline starts after about 10 years and is most apparent amongst APA employees who have lived in the […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Public attitudes toward immigration are put to the test on the latest episode of a news–reality
DRIPPING SPRINGS, Texas (AP) — Two years ago, Austin developer Whit Hanks found himself to be the proud owner of a disassembled Vietnamese church.
Henderson’s message is a familiar chant from his Federal Way alma mater. A former Decatur High School wrestling standout, Korean American Henderson won the World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) interim light heavyweight title on Oct. 10 in San Antonio, Texas. WEC is owned by the Ultimate Fight Championship (UFC). With only three years of experience in Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), the 25-year-old is heading to the top.