When she was 7 years old and living in Kolkata, India, Callie Hansen would have nightmares about fighting against evil demons. They were so realistic, she nearly lost her mind, so she and her family moved to Seattle. The nightmares stopped, but when she turned 17, they returned.
Chinese Mexicans celebrate reparation in Mexico
By Olga R. Rodriguez The Associated Press MEXICO CITY, Mexico (AP) — Juan Chiu Trujillo was 5 years old when he left his native Mexico for a visit to his father’s hometown in southern China. He was 35 when he returned.
The undocumented immigrants — Their daily challenges, their fears, and their hopes for the future
By Tiffany Ran Northwest Asian Weekly It was no surprise to her teacher, or perhaps even the students around her, that Jennifer* had the best grade — 104 percent — in the class, which was part of a joint nursing program offered at her high school. She enjoyed helping people, and was never afraid to […]
Judge blocks parts of Arizona immigration law
PHOENIX — A federal judge dealt a serious rebuke to Arizona’s toughest-in-the-nation immigration law on Wednesday, July 28
Jon Gosselin needs to get a clue
October was a pretty scary month for Asian pop culture — just kidding!
Hiroshima, Nagasaki to bid for 2020 Olympics
TOKYO (AP) — Hiroshima and Nagasaki — sites of atomic bombings in World War II — are teaming up to make a bid for the 2020 Summer Olympics that will emphasize world peace.
China denies singling out Mexicans for quarantine
BEIJING (AP) — By quarantining them as a safeguard against swine flu, Beijing denied that it had discriminated against Mexicans on May 4; meanwhile, Mexico said it was sending a plane to China to bring back its citizens.