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Trump to end DACA, which shields thousands of undocumented immigrants

Trump to end DACA, which shields thousands of undocumented immigrants

The International Examiner September 4, 2017 0

President Trump is considering ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which allows people who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children -- sometimes called Dreamers -- to stay in the

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With the Census in Peril, What Will It Take to ‘Right the Ship?’

With the Census in Peril, What Will It Take to ‘Right the Ship?’

New America Media September 3, 2017 0

Anna Challet New America Media The 2020 Census is off to a rocky start, with crucial preparations already delayed or falling to the wayside, largely a result of inadequate funding from Congress. Some of

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Saigon-Houston Radio: Our Community Rescued Itself When Harvey Came

Saigon-Houston Radio: Our Community Rescued Itself When Harvey Came

New America Media September 2, 2017 0

By Andrew Lam New America Media Editor’s Note: Thanh-Thuy Vu is owner of Saigon Radio KREH 900-AM, the only full-service, full-time Asian station in Greater Houston. For the city’s nearly 40,000 Vietnamese residents, and for many more

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After vandalism, Olympia historical Chinese marker repaired

After vandalism, Olympia historical Chinese marker repaired

Chetanya Robinson August 29, 2017 0

Since 2004, a historical marker recognizing the Chinese community of Olympia has stood in the city’s Heritage Park. In the past few years the marker has been vandalized, including by a rock and. Most

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As King County elderly population increases, API elders face unique challenges

As King County elderly population increases, API elders face unique challenges

Kamna Shastri August 28, 2017 0

Within the next 20 years, the percentage of King County residents who are elderly will grow from 18 percent to 25 percent. Asian Pacific Islander elders will be one of the fastest-growing subgroups. The

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The Vietnam War: An Interview with Ken Burns and Lynn Novick

The Vietnam War: An Interview with Ken Burns and Lynn Novick

New America Media August 26, 2017 0

 The Vietnam War, Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s ten-part, 18-hour documentary series, will premiere September 17, 2017 on PBS. It tells the epic story of one of the most divisive and controversial events in American

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Can Hate Be Healed?

Can Hate Be Healed?

New America Media August 25, 2017 0

Can hate be healed? The question has been central to Tim Zaal's life. When Zaal was 17, he and his friends went looking for a night-time brawl in West Hollywood. Near a crowded hangout called

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Densho and The Wing Luke receive grants to preserve Japanese American incarceration history

Densho and The Wing Luke receive grants to preserve Japanese American incarceration history

The International Examiner August 24, 2017 0

The National Park Service has granted $452,582 to Densho for two of the organization’s projects, and The Wing Luke Memorial Foundation and Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience will receive

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Preventative healthcare programs increase wellbeing of participants

Preventative healthcare programs increase wellbeing of participants

Kamna Shastri August 23, 2017 0

As adults age, they are likely to face chronic health problems. Eighty percent of aging adults have at least one chronic health condition, for example diabetes, arthritis, or heart problems. According to a fact

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Local workshops encourage parents to talk about race with their kids

Local workshops encourage parents to talk about race with their kids

Lexi Potter August 22, 2017 0

In the wake of the Charlottesville attack, I sat down with Jasen Frelot to talk about his Kids and Race program, which has so far engaged over 500 parents and children in discussions about

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