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Help Hyphen fund an upcoming feature story on the challenges of incarcerating Hawaiians in Arizona prisons, which will appear in the November 2012 issue.

Catherine A Traywick | Wed, Nov 28th- 8:28pm | Corrections Corporation of America, Hawaii, Hawaiian prisoners, prison consolidation, prison outsourcing, spot.us, Diaspora, Immigration, News & Politics, Race, Social Issues, Social Justice

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

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

After successful response to Fly Rights, an app developed to document incidents of TSA profiling, the Sikh Coalition prepares to forge ahead with a second version.

Meeta Kaur | Mon, Jul 16th- 11:47am | Blogger Column, Social Justice

The life of Richard Aoki, the former Black Panther and Asian American leader, was more nuanced than his hardline image makes it seem.

Momo Chang | Fri, Jun 29th- 8:58am | Asian American Political Alliance, asian american studies, Black Panther Party, Diane Fujino, Education, Ethnic studies, Third World Liberation Front, UC Santa Barbara, West Oakland, Across the Desk, Activism, Books Section, Community, Culture, Gender, History, Politics, Race, Social Justice

Obama's announcement last Friday will allow up to 1.4 million undocumented young people to temporarily remain and work in the United States without threat of...

Momo Chang | Mon, Jun 25th- 4:01pm | Education, Activism, Community, Culture, Diaspora, Immigration, Media, News & Politics, Politics, Race, Social Issues, Social Justice, University/Academics

Two teenage immigrants get a crash course in American democracy by serving as poll monitors in Oakland, which is providing Vietnamese voter support at the polls for the first time.

Alec MacDonald | Wed, Jun 13th- 7:42pm | california, Oakland, primary, Vietnamese, Activism, Community, Diaspora, Events, Immigration, News & Politics, Politics, Race, Social Issues, Social Justice

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