A proposed bipartisan bill aimed at giving so-called “Documented Dreamers” a path to permanent residency hit a roadblock on Sunday after Senate parliamentarian Elizabeth MacDonough ruled against including immigration reforms in Democrats’ $3.5 trillion, 10-year spending plan.
Rare bipartisan support: Last week, Sen. Alex Padilla, D-Calif., and Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., unveiled the “America’s Children Act” legislation that aims to grant children of long-term visa holders a means to apply for their own green card, the New York Times reported.
State Rep. Gerald Brady (D-DE) said he is not running for re-election next year after someone sent his private email containing an anti-Asian slur to the media last week.
The details: In his statement on Monday, Brady explains his recent actions make it difficult to provide the kind of representation all residents of the 4th District expect and deserve, according to WHYY.
Rep. Andy Kim (D-N.J.) has called out Republican challenger Tricia Flanagan for stating that he is “not one of us” — words he says he and his immigrant parents have heard all throughout their lives as Asian Americans.
Flanagan’s claims: Flanagan’s statement comes in a new campaign video to unseat Kim as representative of New Jersey’s third congressional district, a constituency that covers 53 municipalities in Burlington and Ocean Counties. In her ad, she describes Kim as “weak” and someone who “does whatever his overlords tell him to do.”
Editor’s Note: An earlier version of this article misidentified Andrew Yang as the only Asian American democratic candidate in the mayoral race. Art Chang is also on the primary ballot.
New York City Democrats and Republicans are holding their primary elections today, taking the long battle to replace Mayor Bill de Blasio a step forward.
A Republican witness called on by Donald Trump’s lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, went viral on Twitter after she said “all Chinese look alike” during a hearing on election fraud in Michigan this week.
At the legislative hearing on Wednesday, Hima Kolanagireddy, an IT specialist and CEO of ASCII Group in Farmington Hills, testified in front of the committee and argued voters must present photo identification, according to M Live.
After the November 3 elections, a total of 20 AAPI politicians were elected to the U.S. House of Representatives.16 AAPIs were elected as Democrats while 4 AAPIs were elected as Republicans. 11 AAPI politicians were from California alone. There are currently a total of 435 seat in the House.
Here are your newly elected AAPI representatives in the House:
A Korean-founded church in Newfoundland, Pennsylvania has asked its crown-wearing followers to prepare to bear arms and die for Donald Trump, whom they believe is facing persecution from Satanic forces.
The World Peace and Unification Sanctuary, more simply the Sanctuary Church, first made headlines in February 2018 after causing fears in the local community over a commitment ceremony that required couples to bring AR-15 rifles.
Lauren Witzke, a former GOP senatorial candidate in Delaware, has targeted “third world” refugees, Muslims and a Pulitzer Prize-winning author in her tweets following her loss in the election.
Twitter tirade: The former GOP senatorial candidate took to Twitter to attack author Viet Thanh Nguyen after her loss to Democratic Senator Chris Coons during the Senate election in Delaware on Tuesday.
Despite President Donald Trump’s efforts to ban WeChat — as well as TikTok and other Chinese-made apps — a growing number of Chinese immigrants and Chinese Americans are reportedly using the platform to campaign for his re-election.
The app, with some 19 million users in the U.S., is popular among first-generation and recent Chinese immigrants, many of whom back the incumbent president.
Many Twitter users are giving support to Kamala Harris after Georgia Republican Senator David Perdue made fun of her first name during a rally last Friday in Macon.
Not-so-classy move: Perdue was speaking ahead of President Donald Trump’s arrival at the Macon rally last week when he mispronounced Harris’ name in a mocking manner, according to CNN.
A video of Rudy Giuliani mocking Asians by speaking in a fake accent and bowing was accidentally uploaded on YouTube on Wednesday night.
The former mayor of New York City and President Donald Trump’s current personal lawyer put on a stereotypical Asian accent while bowing with his hands clasped together and talking about ordering Chinese food in the video.
Former presidential candidate Andrew Yang expressed his disappointment after finding out that he was not included in the official list of speakers for the Democratic National Convention next week.
The 45-year-old entrepreneur took to his Twitter on Tuesday to reveal the outcome.