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A new opinion survey released last week showed that President Barack Obama has nearly double the support of the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community over challenger Mitt Romney. But surprisingly, a huge chunk of AAPIs, 32...

Lin Yang | Wed, Oct 3rd- 2:50am | Art & Design, Community, Culture, Immigration, Media, News & Politics, Politics, Race, Social Issues

Mr. Hyphen 2009, Pahole Sookkasikon, shares his memories of the vivacious and bold Janet Liang, who passed away on September 12th, 2012.

Pahole Sookkasikon | Tue, Oct 9th- 9:06am | Janet Liang, Mr. Hyphen, Pahole Sookkasikon, Community

One of the earliest inspirations behind the DREAM Act shares her story.

Jenny Lee | Wed, Sep 19th- 9:30am | Chicago, DREAM Act, DREAMers movement, Education, Illinois, Tereza Lee, Activism, Community, Diaspora, Immigration, Profiles, Social Justice

Our writer Nadia Hussain recaps her experience as a California delegate at the Democratic National Convention, where she hobnobbed with leaders, pundits, and celebrities and nominated President Barack Obama to run for a second term.

Nadia Hussain | Mon, Sep 17th- 10:23am | convention, Democratic, Election, Obama, Activism, Community, Networking, News & Politics, Politics, Race, Social Issues

The political discourse in the US fuels the fear of Muslims. Policies such as the Patriot Act, and more recently the National Defense Authorization Act, have contributed to this environment, as have speeches and stances taken by elected officials...

Nadia Hussain | Mon, Aug 20th- 1:38am | 9/11, muslim, shooting, Sikh, wisconsin, Activism, Community, Culture, Diaspora, History, Immigration, News & Politics, Politics, Race, Social Issues, Social Justice

Some advocates still have concerns that the government will fail to protect applicant information and put many applicants and their families at risk for deportation. Regardless of these risks, many advocates are encouraging more people to...

Erin Pangilinan | Wed, Aug 22nd- 1:34pm | deferred action, deportation, undocumented, Activism, Community, Immigration, News & Politics, Politics, Race, Social Issues, Social Justice, University/Academics

Long marginalized by the political establishment, Muslim Americans are standing up and sending a sizable elected delegation to this year's Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, NC.

Nadia Hussain | Fri, Jul 27th- 12:55pm | 9/11, charlotte, convention, Democratic, Election, muslim, Activism, Community, History, Immigration, News & Politics, Politics, Race, Social Justice

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