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Kang leads list of Asian Americans seeking Congressional Seats

With the Republican/Tea Party Congress holding a 10 percent approval rating, Democrats have a new opportunity to take back the House and Irvine mayor Sukhee Kang leads an impressive list of Asian American candidates seeking higher office in Congress.  This profile in Monday’s LA Times has the details. Asian Americans now make up 14 percent…

Supreme Court’s Arizona Immigration Decision NOT a Win for Brewer

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer

On Monday, the U. S. Supreme Court ruled against the State of Arizona regarding three key provisions of the controversial state law regarding immigration enforcement. The court declined to rule on the most controversial provision requiring local law enforcement official to determine the immigration status of individuals they suspect of not being in the country…

Obama Delivers Hope to Dreamers

The Washington Post reports today that President Obama and his administration will stop deporting younger undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as children and have since led law-abiding lives.  These undocumented immigrants will also receive work permits to legally work in the United States.  There are strings attached, but this decision is the most advanced executive…