On July 1, the Washington State Sheriff’s Association wrote a letter to Sen. Patty Murray and Sen. Maria Cantwell urging reform for the immigration system. The sheriff’s association wants the president and congress to fix the immigration process because, according to the letter, it is eroding the immigrant community’s trust for the state and local police.
A recent Supreme Court ruling has made it easier for officials to deport immigrants who have been convicted of a crime.
The Asian American Justice Center (AAJC) and its affiliates — the Asian American Institute of Chicago, Ill., Asian Law Caucus of San Francisco, Calif., and Asian Pacific American Legal Center of Los Angeles, Calif. — express eddisappointment with the United States Supreme Court’s decision in the matter of Ricci v. DeStefano, which imposes a new standard on employers.
On July 3, Wells Fargo donated $208,000 to the United States Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce (USPAACC) to analyze Asian American entrepreneurs’ interests and characteristics.
NEW YORK (AP) — Police on July 9 were investigating whether a woman found beaten to death in her car was killed in a botched extortion plot from her native China.
MUMBAI, India (AP) — A small square of plastic, no bigger than a credit card, is all that stands between Pralhad Dandekar and his ability to bring home food for his wife and two daughters.
URUMQI, China (AP) — Police fatally shot two Uighur men and wounded a third in western China, where violence has continued to flare despite the massive numbers of troops sent to restore calm more than a week after deadly ethnic rioting.
TOKYO (AP) — Japan lifted a ban on organ donations from children, reversing a restriction that created such a dearth of small organs in the country that young patients were forced to seek transplants abroad.
BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan (AP) — A journalist in Kyrgyzstan died after police beat him, said relatives and colleagues.