By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly Election night was a good night for Asian and Pacific Americans — not only in Washington State but also nationwide.
By Staff The Associated Press ATLANTA, GA. (AP) — Georgia election officials say they’ve been asked to look into concerns by a group representing Asian Americans that hundreds of new voters are facing obstacles that could keep them from voting. The Atlanta-based Asian American Legal Advocacy Center requested the review on Wednesday, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported. Many […]
By Deni Luna NORTHWEST Asian Weekly Originally Printed Nov. 2, 1996 Vice President Al Gore came to Seattle to campaign for Democratic candidates in an enthusiastic rally at Pier 48 Monday afternoon. “Washington state, more than any other state, has the chance to call Newt Gingrich’s bluff,” Gore said. He was referring to reports that […]
By Sonya Ross THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — As many as 700,000 minority voters under age 30 may not be able to cast a ballot in November because of photo ID laws in certain states, according to a new study. The lower turnout could affect several House races, as well as the tight presidential […]
The Associated Press Staff KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A Malaysian court ruled Monday that an Iranian man accused of plotting to attack Israeli targets in Bangkok must be extradited to Thailand.
By Dan Sewell The Associated Press DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — On the same afternoon thousands of Latinos in Alabama took the day off to protest the state’s strict new immigration law, Mexican-born Francisco Mejia was ringing up diners’ bills and handing containers piled with carnitas to drive-thru customers on the east side of Dayton.
By Cheih-hsin “Jessie” Lin UW News Lab Sheila Burrus and her family arrived in Washington state from Batangas, Philippines, in 1990. She first attended De La Salle, Lipa, and the University of St. Thomas in Philippines. She finished her degree in nursing in Georgia after coming to the United States. After realizing that nursing wasn’t […]
By Jonah Most New America Media There is little chance that the 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution will be repealed — but that’s not the point, according to law experts.
According to the 2011 Grant Thornton International Business Report (IBR) survey, Thailand has the highest percentage of women holding senior
According to a preliminary exit poll released by the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF) on Nov. 4