The 2016 Tomodachi Luncheon on March 24 honored former Secretary of Transportation Norm Mineta and the Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation. In his speech, Mineta, who served in the U.S. House of Representatives for 20 years, recalled advocating for redress legislation in 1987, which was eventually passed by Congress. As Secretary of Transportation for the Bush administration, […]
By Evelyn P. Yenson Northwest Asian Weekly We all are pilgrims, and that is why we were going to Philadelphia, the City of Brotherly Love and Sisterly Affection. When the Holy Father stated that he is the son of immigrants, I felt the same gratitude to be an American as the third-generation South African Chinese […]
By Jamie Sun Northwest Asian Weekly It’s that Pomp and Circumstance time of year, and in addition to the myriad of graduating APIs around the
Transportation Security Administration officers at Boston’s Logan International Airport are alleging that a program intended to help flag possible terrorists based on passengers’ mannerisms has led to rampant racial profiling …
NEWARK, N.J. — A lovesick graduate student from China who slipped under a rope barrier at Newark Liberty International Airport to say goodbye to his girlfriend, prompting a security breach and leading to worldwide flight delays, pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge last Tuesday and apologized publicly for the first time.