How the Outcome of the Muslim Spying Case Impacts Everyone

Colorlines, News Report, Posted: Apr 15, 2014

In late February, U.S. District Judge William J. Martini found that the New York Police Department hadn’t violated the rights of the New Jersey-based plaintiffs in Hassan v. City of New York, a class action suit filed in response to the NYPD’s [massive spying] on Muslim mosques, businessness and student associations in the name of finding terrorists.


Studies Prompt San Francisco Action for Seniors on Safer Central City Hotels


Central City Extra/New America Media , News Analysis, Tom Carter, Posted: Apr 14, 2014

San Francisco is responding slowly to recommendations to improve the safety of its 500+ SRO hotels housing vulnerable elders and those with disabilities.

Obama: 'The Affordable Care Act is Here to Stay'


Washington Informer, News Report, Posted: Apr 02, 2014

President Obama announced Tuesday that more than 7 million people have signed up for health insurance under his Affordable Care Act as the March 31 deadline passed.


A Vow to End Maryland’s Diversion of Foster Youth’s Benefits


New America Media, News Report, Khalil Abdullah, Posted: Apr 02, 2014

Federal benefits for individual foster youth are routinely used by the vast majority of states to reimburse themselves.


Leland Yee Helps Set Dangerous Precedent for Affirmative Action


New America Media, Commentary, Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Posted: Apr 01, 2014

Yee reversed his decision on an affirmative action bill after receiving an outraged letter from an Asian-American constituent group.


Naturalize Now - Citizenship Application to Double in Length


New America Media, Video, Text: Elena Shore / Video: Jonah Most, Posted: Mar 28, 2014

In May, the citizenship application becomes twice as long, going from 10 to 21 pages. Advocates are encouraging immigrants to apply now.


Sen. Leland Yee’s Arrest Sets Off ‘Earthquake’ in Chinese Community


New America Media, News Report, Summer Chiang, Posted: Mar 28, 2014

Chinese media report that the arrest of California State Sen. Leland Yee set off an "earthquake" in Chinese communities.

Michigan Flip-Flops on Same-Sex Marriage


Detroit Jewish News, News Report, Posted: Mar 27, 2014

A local same-sex marriage decision results in celebration and ambiguity.

Leland Yee: Asian American Political Empowerment in the Bay Area Takes a Hit, Commentary, Posted: Mar 27, 2014

I remember Yee to be all business that day, and not any different from normal. He was there for the community, as always.

State Sen. Leland Yee Indicted on Arms Trafficking, Corruption Charges


KTSF, News Report, Posted: Mar 27, 2014

California State Sen. Leland Yee is accused of accepting cash contributions in exchange for favors.

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