As President Barack Obama gets closer to the end of his second term in office, more Americans appreciate the job he has done. A Gallup poll earlier this month shows his favorability is on the rise and he is now the most popular American politician. In fact, Obama is more popular than President Ronald Reagan […]
COMMENTARY: High-skilled immigration reform will benefit both United States and Asia
By Curtis S. Chin Northwest Asian Weekly DENPASAR, INDONESIA – The Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor might, in Emma Lazarus’ famous poem, once have welcomed “your tired, your poor, your huddled masses, [and] the wretched refuse,” but that doesn’t seem to be the language coming out of Washington these days — at least […]
How Asians have clashed with U.S. politics
By Jeffrey Osborn Northwest Asian Weekly Asian Americans haven’t always been welcome in the arena of United States politics. As the nation has grown older, policies have changed and boundaries have shifted; and political fields have changed as well. This has created opportunities for Asian Americans to enter the world of United States politics, but […]
Blog: Bainbridge: an island of dark history with reconciliation on the horizon
By Assunta Ng What if you and your family were forced to leave your home suddenly, then were locked up for four years?
Through Reagan, local man mends heart
For Korean American Brett Halvorson, a little heart can go a long way.