The Stand Up in Seattle for Immigration Reform rally was hosted by the Washington Immigration Reform Coalition (WIRC) for America on April 10. Attendees with smart phones texted JUSTICE to 69866 so they could receive action alerts on immigration reform via text messages. In turn, the community will help generate thousands of calls to President Obama and members of Congress in support of immigration reform.
Some things in life come to mean much more than they seem at first glance. Things like a sentimental blanket from childhood or the wedding band on a ring finger. For 19-year-old Jeffrey McIntosh, it’s tea.
“You have to bring your pro-game out, because it’s time,” said UW Assistant Coach Damon Coupe to Junior Venise Chan, currently listed as No. 17 in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association’s recent rankings.
Texas was not on my list of places to visit. But I can’t say no to my loved ones. How could I resist sharing in the joyous moments with my brother, the proud father who would walk down the aisle with his daughter, passing his torch to the next generation!
Culturally appropriate care contributes to the dramatic disparity in death and disease rates among Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders, according to American Journal of Public Health data released in March.
Filipino specialty grocery store Seafood City is currently being constructed at shopping complex Westfield Southcenter. It will be open for business this summer. The Westfield location will be the chain’s first store in the Pacific Northwest. Seafood City has stores in California and Nevada.
WASHINGTON — Republicans intensified opposition to the nominee for a San Francisco-based appeals court, setting up a test of whether President Barack Obama can win confirmation for an unabashed liberal.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The commandant of the Marine Corps is sending a special letter of appreciation to an 88-year-old South Carolinian who survived the Bataan death march.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Radio commercials blare ranchera tunes, beseeching Mexican Americans to fill out their census forms. Print ads with a portrait of a Thai family with a carved elephant in the background implore Thais to do the same. So does a Congolese basketball hero in another.
HONOLULU (AP) — An Asian American political group last Thursday warned the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee not to take sides in the special election for Hawaii’s vacant 1st Congressional District seat.