Many Californians Say Health Insurance Cost Too High

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Mar 31, 2016

Two-thirds of Californians who did not have health insurance in 2014 were actually eligible for coverage, but many did not enroll because of the high cost.

Advocates: Becoming a U.S. Citizen Is Easier Than Getting a Green Card

New America Media, News Report, Anthony Advincula, Posted: Mar 31, 2016

Legal permanent residents who are eligible for naturalization often think that applying for U.S. citizenship is harder than it really is.

We Don’t Have to Wait for the General Election to See the Harmful Effects of Voter-ID Laws

The Root, News Analysis, Charles D. Ellison, Posted: Mar 31, 2016

Look out, voting people. The 2016 Democratic presidential primaries have fast become the early-warning detection system on voter-ID laws.

Aging Parents at a Distance Who Aren’t Really ‘Just Fine’

U.S. News & World Report/New America Media , News Feature, Lisa Esposito, Posted: Mar 31, 2016

Living far from your aging parents? On your next visit back home, look for these clues to know when to step in and seek help.

Separating Data on AAPI Communities Could Close Health Disparities

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Mar 30, 2016

A bill to create new statewide guidelines to dis-aggregate demographic data for California's diverse Asian American and Pacific Islander populations so policy makers can better address their needs is now in the legislature.

Obama Admin Commits $116M to Combat Opioid Abuse

Washington Informer, News Report, Posted: Mar 30, 2016

The Obama administration has committed $116 million for new measures to combat the growing epidemic of heroin and prescription opioid abuse, the administration said Tuesday.

Bernie Please Disavow Sarandon, And Do It Now

New America Media, Commentary, Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Posted: Mar 30, 2016

Clinton should not have had to say a word to Sanders about Sarandon. Sanders should have seen the real damage that this did.

Seniors Working Hard for Their Money: 10 Million, Many Ethnic, in Tough Jobs

New America Media, News Report, Paul Kleyman, Posted: Mar 30, 2016

Raising the Social Security retirement age, says a new study, will burden 10 million older workers--many ethnic--in physically tough jobs or working conditions

Advocates Challenge Law Enforcement on How Prop. 47 Savings Should Be Spent

New America Media, News Feature, Anna Challet, Posted: Mar 29, 2016

Some advocates don't want law enforcement to be able to access funds for programs run in jails.

Groups Push for Hate Crime Investigation in Triple Homicide

Asam News, News Report, Posted: Mar 28, 2016

A petition drive is underway calling on local and federal prosecutors to launch a hate crime investigation into the tragic triple murder of two Asian Americans and a Latino in Milwaukee.

We’re Learning the Wrong Lessons from Brussels — and It’s Going to Cost Us

New Canadian Media, Commentary, Michael Harris, Posted: Mar 28, 2016

In the wake of Brussels, at least for now, we’re back in the bad old days of the War of Civilizations narrative.

The State of the Rafu Shimpo: An Open Letter From the Publisher

Rafu Shimpo, News Report, Posted: Mar 28, 2016

Today we are at a crisis point. For the last three years, The Rafu has been losing money at an alarming rate: $750,000 over three years, with a projected deficit of $350,000 this year. The losses have been covered by the Komai family trust, but that remedy is unsustainable in the long run.

What Cuba Really Wants From America? Guantanamo

New America Media, News Analysis, Louis E. V. Nevaer, Posted: Mar 28, 2016

Making Cuba whole means the return of Guantánamo. It's what the Castros want desperately for their legacy before real ties with the US can begin.

Hollywood Walk of Fame Receives Black Lives Matter Makeover

The Root, News Report, Posted: Mar 28, 2016

Stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame had the names of people killed by police officers glued onto them

APIs and Prop. 47 - Overcoming the Stigma of Incarceration

Long Beach VoiceWaves, News Report, Michael Lozano, Posted: Mar 28, 2016

Cultural taboos around incarceration and model minority stereotypes are part of what community advocates say are keeping many APIs from applying for Prop. 47.

Investing in Dreams at the University of California

University of California Office of the President, Op-ed, Janet Napolitano, Posted: Mar 25, 2016

University of California President Janet Napolitano says more than 3,000 students qualify for loans through the California DREAM Loan Program.

Philanthropists Promote State Tax Credit Campaign for California’s Poorest

New America Media, News Report, George White, Posted: Mar 25, 2016

Can advocates for California’s 2016 tax credit program generate enough low-income tax filings to justify a continuation of the state’s EITC refund?

A Personal Reflection: Honoring the Legacy of Cesar Chavez

New America Media, Commentary, Elva Yañez, Posted: Mar 25, 2016

My mother Angelina was the first of her family born in the U.S. My family, like many, had come to Los Angeles during the tumultuous Mexican revolution.

Florida Leads U.S. for I.D. Theft

The Miami Times, News Report, Andrea Robinson, Posted: Mar 24, 2016

The phone rings, and on the other end is an IRS agent who menacingly warns that the Internal Revenue Service is about to garnish your bank accounts because of an unpaid tax bill.

The Other 2016 Campaign: Reframing Aging

PBS Next Avenue/New America Media, News Report, Bob Rosenblatt, Posted: Mar 24, 2016

Advocacy groups in aging aim to “reframe” the public's image of getting older.

Study: U.S. Seniors at Increased Risk of Harmful Drug Interactions

Korea Daily , News Report, Korea Daily , Posted: Mar 24, 2016

The percentage of seniors in the United States taking an unhealthy mix of drugs almost doubled between 2005 and 2011, says the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Defensores Desafían a Las Fuerzas de Seguridad en Cómo Deberían gastarse los ahorros de la Proposición 47

New America Media, News Feature, Anna Challet, Posted: Mar 23, 2016

La proposición 47 de California ahorrará al estado millones de dólares debido a la reducción de la población en centros penitenciarios y prisiones. El grueso de los ahorros se dirigirá a salud mental y tratamiento de abuso de estupefacientes, pero algunos defensores no quieren que las fuerzas de seguridad puedan acceder a fondos para programas que se llevan a cabo en centros penitenciarios.

Jesse Jackson: Americans Often See Cuba Upside-Down

Washington Informer, Commentary, Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. , Posted: Mar 23, 2016

President Obama’s historic trip to Havana, Cuba — the first American president to visit since Calvin Coolidge in 1928 — opens the door to a new era.

Trump: Muslims Not Doing Enough to Prevent Attacks

Arab American Media, News Report, Posted: Mar 23, 2016

.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said Muslims were not helping to prevent attacks such as those that killed at least 30 people in Belgium, drawing a rebuke from Britain's government and from Muslim groups in the country.

Only Saying "No Trump" Can Save America

New America Media, News Analysis, George Koo, Posted: Mar 23, 2016

While Donald does not pretend nor claim to be an intellectual giant, the four no trump stands for his lack of appreciation for the importance of education.

Trump’s Version of an African-American Voter Outreach Campaign

New America Media, Commentary, Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Posted: Mar 22, 2016

It was one for the books: The sight of an African-American viciously assaulting a Trump protester at his Tucson campaign rally.

Police Arrest Second Arab American News Break-In Suspect

Arab American News, News Report, Posted: Mar 22, 2016

Deandre Bey, 20, of Detroit, was arrested last week in connection to the incident. He was charged with multiple larceny-related felonies.

Ted Cruz Calls On Law Enforcement to Patrol "Muslim Neighborhoods"

Arab American Media, News Report, Ali Harb, Posted: Mar 22, 2016

Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz called on law enforcement agents to "patrol and secure" Muslim neighborhoods after the Brussels bombings that claimed more than 30 lives on Tuesday morning.

Turks in NYC: Worry over Turkey’s Future

Voices of New York, News Feature, Orhan Akkurt, Posted: Mar 22, 2016

For Turks living in the New York City area, the news from home has not been good, with terrorist bombings and 90% of the media under government control.

‘Dolphin Tank’ Friendlier Than ‘Sharks’ in Senior-Business Competition

Aabaco (YahooNews)/New America Media , News Feature, Mark Taylor , Posted: Mar 22, 2016

Startups offering aging boomers affordable hearing aids, seniors’ brain games, and more, got friendly help in a ‘Dolphin Tank,” not from capital ‘sharks.”

Anti-Trump Protester Arrested in Arizona, Turned Over to ICE

Univision, News Report, Posted: Mar 21, 2016

A Latina protester who was arrested at an anti-Trump rally in Maricopa County, Ariz., was turned over to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

Vietnam Government Mulls Response to Independents

Vietnam Right Now, News Analysis, Posted: Mar 21, 2016

Some official media joined in the attack, with warnings about electoral sabotage tactics and biased information propagated by publications based overseas.

Cuba: Island of Broken Hearts, Including Castro's

New America Media, News Report, Louis Nevaer, Posted: Mar 21, 2016

When U.S. President Barack Obama traveled to Havana, he arrived on an island of broken hearts.

Vigil Held for Prince George's Police Officer

Washington Informer, News Report, Posted: Mar 21, 2016

At least 200 people gathered in the parking lot at the District 3 police station in Landover, where Colson, 28, died in a March 13 shootout after a gunman opened fire outside the station.

Obama Welcomed in Cuba During 2-Day Historic Trip

The Root, News Report, None, Posted: Mar 21, 2016

n the afternoon, President Obama will take part in an event focused on entrepreneurship and opportunity for the Cuban people, before attending a state dinner with first lady Michelle Obama at the Palace of Revolution.

Sword of Destiny: A Shrunken Version of the Original Classic

North West Asian Weekly, Commentary, Eric Card, Posted: Mar 21, 2016

After more than a decade, the fantastical world of “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” makes its belated return in “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny.”

Is Aging With Dignity a Human Right? U.S., Europe Say ‘No’

Dollars & Sense/New America Media , News Analysis, David Bacon, Posted: Mar 20, 2016

As the world’s poorer countries declare dignity for elders a human right, the U.S. is among rich nations arguing against such a global convention.

Earn Less Than $13,870? California Rewards Low-Income Tax Filers.

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Mar 18, 2016

For the first time, California’s working poor will get to keep more of their earnings in their pockets thanks to the California Earned Income Tax Credit.

연소득 1만4천불 이하라면? 주 정부 저소득층 가정에 세액공제 보상

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Mar 18, 2016

그러나 올해 처음으로 시행되는 가주 근로소득세액공제제도(EITC)를 통해 근로 납세자들 이 보다 많은 세금 환불을 받게 되었다. 그러므로 연소득 13,870불 미만의 저소득 납세자 는이세액공제혜택을받으려면반드시세금보고를해야한다.


New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Mar 18, 2016

不過,今年開始實施的「加州所得稅減免」計劃(California Earned Income Tax Credit,簡稱EITC)可為年收入低於1萬3870美元的民眾省下可觀的金錢,但民眾必須透過報稅才能享受這項優惠。


New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Mar 18, 2016

Nhưng năm nay, lần đầu tiên, những người nghèo làm việc ở California sẽ giữ được nhiều tiền hơn trong túi của mình nhờ chương trình California Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC).

GOP-Led House Vote Is a 'Direct Attack' on Immigrants, Say Hispanic Groups

Latin Post, News Report, Posted: Mar 17, 2016

House Democrats voted against the resolution, along with five Republicans, including Reps. Mario Diaz-Balart and Illeana Ros-Lehtinen of Florida.

La Opinion Warns 'Against Trump'

La Opinion, Editorial, Staff, Posted: Mar 16, 2016

The most powerful country in the world is in danger if authoritarianism wins, write editors of La Opinion.

Workshops Offer Low Income Californians Lessons on Accessing Credit

New America Media, News Report, Charlie Kaijo, Posted: Mar 16, 2016

A forum in Stockton highlighted the struggle many low-income Californians face in accessing credit and avoiding financial scams.

Korean Corporate Culture Needs to Be Changed, Study Says

Joongang Ilbo, News Report, Posted: Mar 16, 2016

The Korean Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) recently announced that frequent overtime work and an ineffective working culture are causing problems for the South Korean economy.

Refugee Sponsors Take Leaps of Faith in Canada

New Canadian Media, News Feature, Tazeen Inam, Posted: Mar 16, 2016

The Syrian refugee movement has really revitalized the whole sponsorship movement in Canada.

Spirits’ Homecoming, Movie About Comfort Women, is a Miraculous Success

Korean Daily News , News Report, Posted: Mar 15, 2016

The movie ‘Spirits’ Homecoming’ about Korean ‘Comfort Women’ who served as sex slaves topped South Korea’s box office for 14 days.

Police permit Anti-China Rally in Hanoi

Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: Mar 15, 2016

Some 150 demonstrators staged a march in central Hanoi to mark the anniversary of a naval clash with China in which 64 Vietnamese sailors were killed.

Super Tuesday 2: Donald Trump Prepares to Burn GOP to the Ground

The Root, News Analysis, Danielle C. Belton, Posted: Mar 15, 2016

All Republican plans to stop Trump this ides of March will fail. He’s marching on to the GOP convention victorious, whether the establishment likes it or not.

Abused Spouses of Non-Immigrants Eligible to Work in U.S.

India West, News Report, Posted: Mar 15, 2016

H-4 visa holders and those who have fallen out of H-4 status can now apply for work authorization in the U.S., if they are victims of domestic violence, announced U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services in a memo released Mar. 8.

Mark Zuckerberg Signs Brief Supporting Obama’s Actions on Immigration

Asian Journal, News Report, Posted: Mar 15, 2016

FACEBOOK CEO Mark Zuckerberg and more than 60 US companies filed a Supreme Court brief in support of President Barack Obama’s executive actions on immigration.

Se-dol Lee’s First Victory Over AlphaGo in Fourth Go Game

Joongang Ibo, News Report, Posted: Mar 15, 2016

Se-dol Lee, Korean top Go player beat Google DeepMind’s AI program, AlphaGo, on their fourth match out of five in Gwanghwamun.

China Threat Presents Political Danger for Communist Vietnam

Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: Mar 14, 2016

The growing confidence and belligerence of China in the South China Sea has exposed the vulnerability of Vietnam’s diplomatic and military position.

Sex Abuse Led to Sex Trafficking Among Native Americans

Indian Country, News Report, Mary Annette Pember, Posted: Mar 14, 2016

There is a growing chorus of voices within Indian country that is turning to the unique needs of Native survivors.

Citing India Interview, Bernie Sanders Challenges Hillary Clinton’s View on Outsourcing

India West, News Report, Posted: Mar 14, 2016

"This new video shows Secretary Clinton says different things to different audiences about outsourcing," said Jeff Weaver, Bernie 2016 campaign manager.

Two Men Attempt to Break into The Arab American News Office

Arab American Media, News Report, Posted: Mar 12, 2016

Two men attempted to break into The Arab American News Office early Friday morning. The majority of the staff was at the office, finishing this week's issue when multiple bangs were heard coming from the back of the building at 2:33 a.m.

Will Natives Get a Fair Chance to Vote in 2016? Not According to Many Lawsuits

Indian Country Today, News Report, Suzette Brewer, Posted: Mar 11, 2016

The voting rights of American Indians and Alaska Natives have been eroded or ignored since in 2013.

Study Exposes Health Struggles for ‘Hidden Poor’ California Elders

New America Media, News Report, Paul Kleyman, Posted: Mar 11, 2016

UCLA study exposes “hidden poor” seniors--especially ethnic elders-- who are just over the official U.S. poverty level face health and mental health care barriers.

Is Spanish-Language Media Giving a Pass to Trump's White Nationalist Flirtations?

Media Matters, News Analysis, Christina Lopez, Posted: Mar 10, 2016

Donald Trump's appeals to white supremacy groups garnered less attention in Spanish-language media.

Sikh Temple Vandalized, Mistaken For Mosque

India-West, News Report, SUNITA SOHRABJI, Posted: Mar 10, 2016

A Sikh temple in Spokane, Wash., was vandalized allegedly by someone who thought it was a mosque.

L.A.’s Urban Compass Starts 2nd Decade Helping Watts Youth

New America Media, News Report, Deirdre Newman, Posted: Mar 10, 2016

Urban Compass is starting its second decade of helping youth in L.A.’s grittiest, low-income neighborhoods stay in school and out of gangs.

Dearborn Arabs Voted Heavily for Sanders

Arab American News, News Report, Posted: Mar 09, 2016

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders won big in east Dearborn neighborhood, indicating that Arab Americans favored the democratic socialist senator from Vermont to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

Egyptian Man Who "Threatened" Donald Trump to be Deported

Arab American News, News Report, Posted: Mar 09, 2016

An Egyptian aviation student in California who made a threatening Facebook post toward U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has agreed to leave the country.

Israelis Grapple with Pew Finding of Support for Arab Expulsion

Jewish Journal, News Report, Posted: Mar 09, 2016

In a survey that spanned politics, religion and interfaith relations, one statistic stood out: nearly half of Israel’s Jews support expelling the country’s Arabs.

UC Santa Cruz Students Arrested In Alleged Drug Ring

Angry Asians, News Report, Posted: Mar 09, 2016

Three sorority and three fraternity members were arrested for possession of over $100,000 worth of MDMA, or better known as ecstasy.

Bay Area Women Observe International Women's Day

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Mar 08, 2016

Bay Area women take to the streets to demand justice for women on International Women's Day.

Immigrants Encouraged to ‘Take Action’ -- Apply for DACA, Get Ready for DAPA

New America Media, News Report, Text: Elena Shore / Video: Michael Lozano, Posted: Mar 08, 2016

Immigrant rights advocates are encouraging families to get ready for the possible implementation of two programs that could go into effect later this year.

Sanders Condemns Islamophobia, Pledges to End Bigotry at Dearborn Rally

Arab American News, News Report, Ali Harb & Samer Hijazi, Posted: Mar 08, 2016

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders pledged to fight bigotry, combat inequality and address the flaws of the justice system.

After Decades Navajo, Hopi Relocation Effort Could End Soon

Indian Country Today, News Report, Madison Alder/Cronkite News, Posted: Mar 08, 2016

After decades of work and hundreds of millions of dollars, the end could be in sight for the federal office charged with relocating Navajo and Hopi families in a land dispute between the two tribes.

주민발의안47의 절약 : 법의 집행이 정신 건강 프로그램으로 이어질 수 있을까?, 지지자들은 아니라고 말한다.

New America Media, News Report, Anna Challet, Posted: Mar 08, 2016

그는 “지지자들은 걱정해야한다” 라고 생각하며, “ 그러나 또한 그들은 이 돈을 지원하기를 원하고, 이 서비스를 이행하기를 원하고-이것을 다하기위해 우리가 파트너를 맺을 그들과 함께 하는데에 시간을 집중하기 시작할 필요가 있다”고 말한다.

Iraq is a Quagmire and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Knows It

New Canadian Media, Commentary, Firas Al-Atraqchi in Cairo, Egypt, Posted: Mar 08, 2016

Coalition airstrikes had even failed to fully dislodge ISIS fighters from all of Ramadi, capital of Anbar province, until earlier this week.

One in Three Adults Don't Get Enough Sleep

Sampan, News Report, Posted: Mar 07, 2016

More than a third of American adults are not getting enough sleep on a regular basis, according to a new study in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. This is the first study to document estimates of self-reported healthy sleep duration (seven or more hours per day) for all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Random Zika Testing Urged in the Philippines, News Report, Posted: Mar 07, 2016

Doctors are urging the Department of Health (DOH) to start testing people in barangays with a high incidence of dengue for the Zika virus.

Independents Challenging the Communist Party Face Obstacles in Vietnam

Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Doan Trang, Posted: Mar 07, 2016

Independent candidates in Vietnam attempting to challenge the Communist party in legislative elections say the authorities have stepped up obstruction and harassment as the deadline for registration approaches.

Why Aren't We Discussing Voter Suppression in Election Year?

Washington Informer, News Analysis, Posted: Mar 07, 2016

There are many peculiar things about the 2016 election cycle, but one of them is what is not being discussed.

Obamas to Stay in D.C. After Leaving White House

Washington Informer, News Report, Posted: Mar 07, 2016

President Obama and his family plan to remain in D.C. after his term ends in December — at least for a while.

A Creative Edge Sharpens Aging Minds, Improves Health

Arizona Republic/New America Media, News Report, Linda Valdez , Posted: Mar 06, 2016

Arizona Republic columnist Linda Valdez, an aging boomer, has exhibited her artwork and writes that research shows creativity is key to healthy aging.

Dating a White Person is Hard: Why I Choose to Struggle Through It

Long Beach VoiceWaves, Commentary, Thomas Lick, Posted: Mar 05, 2016

As time wore on it became clear that what I thought was attraction based on an appreciation of our differences was actually the bedrock for my own feelings of inadequacy.

Public Confusion on Palliative Care vs. Hospice Limits Help at End-of-Life

Fort Wayne News-Sentinel/New America Media , News Report, Jennifer L. Boen , Posted: Mar 04, 2016

Rozanne and Gerald Hallman were introduced to palliative care after Gerald’s brain-tumor diagnosis in 2011, well before hospice would have kicked in.

Living the Life: Limited Support for Adult Trafficking Survivors

Indian Country, News Feature, Mary Annette Pember, Posted: Mar 03, 2016

This is part of a series of stories to be published over the next few weeks that contain potentially trauma-triggering material.

Fake Cancer Victim Arrested in San Francisco, Charged With Fraud

India West, News Feature, Sunita Sohrabji , Posted: Mar 02, 2016

An Indian American woman who raised thousands of dollars online allegedly posing as a victim of a rare blood cancer, was arrested.

Death Row Pregnancy Raises Questions in Vietnam

Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: Mar 02, 2016

Some question the likelihood of successful self-insemination as sperm would not survive for long in a plastic bag.

Outsider Challenges NY Dem, GOP Regulars for Congress

NorthStar News Today/Blackmansstreet Today , News Feature, Frederick H. Lowe, Posted: Mar 02, 2016

In his first-time run for Congress, Social Security advocate Eric Kingson, 69, is challenging a fellow Democrat and GOP incumbent.

Children, Elders Hit by Common Virus That Can Turn Deadly

Chicago Tribune/New America Media , News Report, Mark Taylor , Posted: Mar 02, 2016

Little recognized as a life threat to small children and seniors, the common RSV virus is drawing belated attention from pediatric and geriatric doctors.

Trump Fears Alienating White Supremacist Voters

Washington Informer, News Report, Posted: Mar 01, 2016

David Duke wrote that he thinks Trump “deserves a close look by those who believe the era of political correctness needs to come to an end.”

Police Shooting in Utah Triggers Protests

The Root, News Report, Posted: Mar 01, 2016

17-year-old Abdi Mohamed, a Somali Refugee in Salt Lake City, was shot twice in the torso when officers intervened as he and another person reportedly attacked a victim using metal sticks, police say.

Why Should Trump Disavow Racists, If the GOP Cannot?

New America Media, News Analysis, Earl Ofari Hutchinson , Posted: Mar 01, 2016

Knocks against Trump for mute silence on the Klan from the GOP, will not change the fact that Trump is simply taking his cue from his party.

Obama Bans US Imports of Slave-Produced Goods

Asian Journal, News Report, Posted: Mar 01, 2016

Under new provisions of a law signed by President Barack Obama this week, federal officials will enforce an 86-year-old ban on importing goods that were produced by children or slaves

No Presidential Candidate *Deserves* the Black Vote

Washington Informer, Commentary, Julianne Malveaux, Posted: Mar 01, 2016

Bernie doesn’t deserve it, Hillary doesn’t deserve it, and none of the motley crew of Republican candidates deserve it.

Why Muslim Americans Should Vote for Bernie Sanders

Donna Auston, Khaled Beydoun, Zareena Grewal, Tarek El-Messidi and Omid Safi, Commentary, Posted: Mar 01, 2016

In the 2016 presidential campaign, Islamophobia is both a campaign strategy and a wedge issue, making this a critical moment for Muslim American voters.