From India to the U.S., Shreeja Sharma’s Path to Desi 1107AM

From India to the U.S., Shreeja Sharma’s Path to Desi 1107AM

New America Media, News Feature, Lauren Seward, Posted: Apr 24, 2014

That August, they packed up their belongings and prepared to, once again, call a new country “home."


Houston Coalition Aims to Naturalize More Immigrants


New America Media, News Report, Elena Shore, Posted: Apr 24, 2014

The challenge, say naturalization advocates, is to encourage immigrants to apply for citizenship even as the application form doubles in length.


Welcome to America, Enter at Your Own Risk


New America Media, Commentary, Andrew Lam, Posted: Apr 23, 2014

One commentator reflects on how many immigrants' American Dream overlooks the risk of violence in the United States.

California Adds 8 Languages, including Tagalog, to Online Voter Registration System


Global Nation, News Report, Posted: Apr 22, 2014

alifornia’s system of online voter registration – launched in English and Spanish in 2012 – has been expanded to allow voters to register online in eight additional languages: Chinese, Hindi, Japanese, Khmer, Korean, Tagalog, Thai and Vietnamese.

Fil-Am Elected as Bellflower Mayor


Asian Journal, News Report, Posted: Apr 21, 2014

Another Filipino has been elected to a key city council position for a quaint suburban city in Southern California. 60-year-old Sonny R. Santa Ines, was recently elected by his fellow members in the Bellflower City Council to become the city’s next chief executive.


Traditional Cambodian Dance Being Reborn in California


New America Media / VoiceWaves, News Report, Vivian Gatica, Posted: Apr 19, 2014

Cambodian-American youth in Long Beach are breathing new life into a traditional dance form that was once suppressed in their parents' homeland.

Taking Care of Our Seniors


Hyphen Magazine, News Report, Posted: Apr 16, 2014

The largest generation in U.S. history is cruising into their golden years. Over the next twenty years, the number of folks in the U.S. aged 65 and older will double in size and climb to 20% of the population. These staggering numbers loom over national debates regarding the budget and healthcare as we tackle the issues raised by the aging of our parents and grandparents.


Is Obama Really the 'Deporter-in-Chief?' Depends on Whom You Ask


PRI's The World, News Report, Angilee Shah, Posted: Apr 16, 2014

Although the increase in deportations is largely due to laws passed in 1996, Obama could use his executive authority to curb deportations.


New School Standards Present Challenge for Refugee Students


San Diego Voice, News Report, Kimetha Hill, Posted: Apr 16, 2014

Teachers worry that California's new educational standards could make refugee students fall even further behind.


Boston University Chinese Community Honors Marathon Victim Lu Lingzi


Sampan, News Feature, Candice Chen, Posted: Apr 15, 2014

Biking and jogging along the track, Yao is preparing for her first marathon this month to honor the memories of bombing victim, Lu Lingzi.

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