By Manuel Valdes The Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) — Emboldened by the critical role minorities played in the November elections, immigrant rights advocates in Olympia want to play offense this year.
The top 10 outstanding Asian and Asian American achievements of 2011
By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly Each year, there are certain people who have been recognized for the extraordinary things they have done for Asians and Asian Americans. This list showcases this year’s individuals.
Goodwin Liu withdraws his appeals court nomination
WASHINGTON (AP) — A liberal legal scholar is withdrawing his nomination to an appeals court judgeship after Senate Republicans blocked a vote on his confirmation late last month.