Eric Liu, current host of Seattle Voices and former Clinton advisor and speechwriter, took part in the HP Alliance and Define American’s “Superman is an Immigrant” campaign, providing a picture and personal story to the project. Liu’s contribution read “2nd Generation Chinese American[.] My grandfather’s name meant ‘Deliverance of the Nation’[.] I AM THE AMERICAN WAY[.]” […]
A Portland dinner raised over $400,000 for the construction of a Chinese garden in Astoria, Oregon earlier this month, ensuring the full funding of the garden’s construction.
Vandana Slatter, candidate for Bellevue City Council Position 6, hosted her campaign kick off on June 18 at the Bellevue Muncipal Golf Course Clubhouse.
Bellevue resident My-Linh Thai is running for the Bellevue School Board, vying for the fifth position. Thai is Vietnamese American and came to the United States at the age of 15 as a war refuge. She has been involved with the Vietnamese community since college, serving as editor in chief of a Vietnamese student journal […]
By Staff The Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — The wife of China’s jailed Nobel Peace Prize winner has written an open letter to new Chinese leader Xi Jinping to protest an 11-year prison term given to her brother, the family’s lawyer said June 14. In the letter, Liu Xiaobo’s wife Liu Xia said the sentencing […]
By Philip Elliott The Associated Press WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — Republicans’ hopes to reclaim the White House in the 2016 elections hinge on whether they support — or sabotage — the immigration overhaul being debated in the Senate, two lawmakers who helped write the proposal warn.
By Staff The Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — A bronze statue of martial arts star Bruce Lee has been unveiled in Los Angeles’ Chinatown to mark the neighborhood’s 75th anniversary.
By Staff The Associated Press PHOENIX, Arizona (AP) — Two people recently arrested in connection with the brutal stabbing deaths of two Burmese refugees at a memorial service may also be facing hate crime charges, Phoenix police said.
By Suzanne Gamboa The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — On paper, Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders appear to be a high-achieving bunch with few of the challenges faced by other racial and ethnic minorities in U.S. schools.
By Jesse J. Holland The Associated Press States can’t demand proof of citizenship from people registering to vote in federal elections unless they get federal or court approval to do so, the Supreme Court ruled June 17 in a decision complicating efforts in Arizona and other states to bar voting by people who are in […]