Last month, the White House Office of Public Engagement and White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (WHIAAPI) convened a daylong summit for federal agencies to discuss how to improve outreach to limited English proficient (LEP) communities.
Company vows continued search for Filipino workers near burned Gulf rig
By Michael Kunzelman The Associated Press NEW ORLEANS, La. (AP) — The company that owns an oil platform that caught fire in the Gulf of Mexico has
Non-Latino immigrants less worried about Alabama law
By Kate Brumback The Associated Press BAYOU LA BATRE, Ala. (AP) — Alabama’s tough new law targeting illegal immigrants has provoked concern among Latinos — even causing some to leave the state — but members of other immigrant groups appear to be less worried.
Vietnamese refugee forgoes vacation to volunteer in the Gulf Coast and sees pieces of his past
Instead of spending his vacation on a beach somewhere, Thao Tran, a Vietnamese refugee and staff assistant to Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn, went to the Gulf Coast to see its present condition and volunteer. What he experienced there has affected him profoundly …
BP oil spill spreads anxiety among Vietnamese fishermen
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — On a steamy summer morning, Minh Chu would normally be out in the Gulf, hauling in huge loads of shrimp in the blistering sun.