By Philip Elliott The Associated Press WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — A lawmaker who helped negotiate a bipartisan bill to overhaul the U.S. immigration system predicted on June 2 that comprehensive legislation would overwhelmingly pass the Senate by July 4 while House Republicans cautioned that they would write their own version, one piece at a time.
By Jennifer Peltz The Associated Press NEW YORK, New York (AP) — New York City’s biggest government-workers’ union is backing City Comptroller John Liu for mayor, its leaders announced May 29.
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly Director Justin Lin, born in Taiwan but raised in California, caught the attention of the public and the Asian community with “Shopping For Fangs” and “Better Luck Tomorrow,” two edgy and sometimes gritty portrayals of a countercultural, and sometimes outright-criminal, existence. He’s currently plugged into the “Fast & Furious” […]
By Eunbi Cho UW News Lab Dance is a language that can pass cultural barriers and unite people despite differences. At least, that was the theory behind sending Seattle-based dance troupe Spectrum Dance Theater to South Asia in February and March to serve as cultural ambassadors.
By Samantha Pak Northwest Asian Weekly Paper Daughter By Jeanette Ingold Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2010 While her friends and classmates look forward to a summer filled with fun and relaxation, Maggie Chen is looking forward to a summer filled with hard work at her internship at the Seattle-area Herald newspaper. But along with excitement of […]
Seattle is planning to connect the First Hill streetcar to the South Lake Union streetcar city announced June 3.
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly The Chinese Information and Service Center’s (CISC) tough times might now be gone.
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly The Washington State Supreme Court reinstated a $310,000 jury award to Olympia resident Vietnamese American Duc
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly Chief Jim Pugel took over the reigns of a police department in transition when he was appointed interim police chief two months ago. How does he plan to address the APA recruitment and promotion problem and other issues currently affecting the police department? We sat down with him to […]
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly The Low Income Housing Institute (LIHI) will no longer be participating in the Home Depot Foundation’s May