Connie Choi (second from left), an attorney with the the Asian Pacific American Legal Center, says Asian-Americans have been particularly affected by a bill signed in 1996 by President Clinton making it easier to deport individuals who have committed … No tags for this post.
The U.S. Senate on Monday evening made history with little difficulty when it confirmed the first openly gay Asian-American for a seat on the federal bench. By a voice vote, the Senate confirmed Pamela Ki Mai Chen, a lesbian, for a seat on the U.S … No tags for this post.
WASHINGTON – Pamela Chen has been confirmed by the Senate and will become the first lesbian Asian-American judge on the federal bench. Judge Chen will serve on the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York. President Barack Obama … No tags for this post.
Recently, the Asian-American pop group Aziatix signed a deal with Cash Money Records, a mainstream American record company home to artists like Drake, Nicki Minaj, and Lil' Wayne. With this move, it might seem like Asian pop is starting to break into … No tags for this post.
In response to a petition on Change.org that suggests Stony Brook University is cutting funding for Asian and Asian-American programs, the university has released a statement saying those claims are untrue. That petition, titled "Stony Brook University … No tags for this post.
As part of the National Engineers Week Program, two Northrop Grumman Corp. employees walked away with top awards at the annual Asian American Engineer of the Year event in Dallas, the company announced Tuesday. Brad Furukawa, vice president … No tags for this post.
3/6/2013 – FORT MEADE, Md. (AFNS) — The Asian and Pacific island influence for the Air Force began during the early days of World War II when Chinese-American women were recruited to serve in the "Air WACs," a special unit within the Army Air Corps … No tags for this post.
After more than thirteen years with the Department of Justice, Pamela Chen has been confirmed to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York by the U.S. Senate, making her the first openly gay Asian American to be confirmed as a judge … No tags for this post.
New York, NY — March 1, 2013 — The Asian American Film Lab (Film Lab) is pleased to announce the Ninth Annual 72-Hour Film Shootout ("Shoot-out") will be taking place this year from May 31 to June 3, 2013. The Shootout is a worldwide competition in … No tags for this post.
Nearly two decades ago, in 1995, members of the Asian-American Alumni Association for Princeton (A4P) staged a sit-in demonstration at Nassau Hall, protesting the lack of Asian-American and Latino studies programs at the University. In response to this … No tags for this post.
CUPERTINO, Calif. — Home to Apple, Google and other high-tech pioneers, the 17th Congressional District here recorded a political first in last fall's elections, becoming the first majority Asian-American district in the mainland United States … No tags for this post.
Pingree School in South Hamilton, Massachusetts, will host the third annual Asian American Footsteps Conference 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, April 14, 2013. The conference is open to all New England high school students who self-identify as Asian, Asian … No tags for this post.
Have you thought about your lymphatic system lately, or taken a close look at how your body processes sugar? When was the last time you sweat your 'bad ass' off? Our annual Health Issue spotlights inspiring stories of nutrition, fitness and holistic … No tags for this post.
TORONTO — A new round of worry about the Chinese economy and uncertainty about the impact of big U.S. government spending cuts pushed the Toronto stock market lower Monday. The S&P/TSX composite index lost 65.71 points to 12,707.41, led by … No tags for this post.
2:35 p.m., Feb. 26, 2013–The University of Delaware community will welcome Ha Jin — one of the foremost and most respected Chinese-American writers of fiction, poetry and essays — on Thursday and Friday, March 7 and 8. The visit, which will include … No tags for this post.