By Nicholas Riccardi Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) — Cynthia Ameli stopped her car, shocked at what she saw: A group of young Asian Americans waving Obama campaign signs on the side of a Las Vegas thoroughfare. A Chinese American who grew up in Chicago, Ameli was used to Black Americans and Latinos organizing for […]
The U.S. House of Representatives voted unanimously last Wednesday to remove two instances of the word “Oriental,” along with other dated references to minorities, from federal legislation. The proposal was co-sponsored by Reps. Grace Meng (D-NY) and Ed Royce (R-CA). Meng co-authored a similar law in 2009 as a member of the New York State […]
By Mico Letargo NEW AMERICA MEDIA LOS ANGELES – In a paper entitled “Asian Americans at the Ballot Box: The 2008 General Elections in
WASHINGTON (AP) — Beyond the noisy town hall meetings, Tea Party protests and sky-is-falling speeches characterizing much of the health care debate is a less visible, but an intense push to broaden the face of the immigration reform movement.