South Asian Activism and Organizing in Orlando

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South Asian Activism and Organizing in Orlando

Originally published at Desis for ProgressBy Usha Tewari Desis for Progress is proud to provide a space for community voices and members to write about various issues affecting the South Asian community. The opinions expressed in these original pieces...

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Victims of War, and Now Victims of the Trump Administration

The U.S. has deported Vietnamese refugees in violation of a 2008 agreement. Now it is indefinitely detaining many others. Originally published in The New York TimesBy Eric Tang and Viet Thanh Nguyen What is an appropriate punishment for a...

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US Midterm Elections 2018: The year when 100 Indian-Americans ran for public office

CNBC TV-18 November 6 may be just another ordinary day for most people around the world but for Americans it’s make or break day – the day millions of US citizens go to the polls to vote. The Midterm...

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Public Charge Information

Reposted from PIVOT One of our members, Linh Chuong, created these infographics to explain the proposed public charge rule and how important it is for us to all submit our comments to oppose it. Please disseminate. PDF versions are...

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New Data Show High Enthusiasm Among Asian American Voters; High Trump Disapproval, Health and Immigration Concerns

Washington, DC – Sponsored by Civic Leadership USA, a survey released today by Asian and Pacific Islander American Vote (APIAVote) and AAPI Data reveals many insights into the fastest-growing racial group in the United States, including their voting plans for...

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Trump’s Next Target: Legal Immigrants

This piece was originally published in the New York Times. IMMIGRANTS WHO PLAY BY THE RULES AND CONTRIBUTE TO THEIR COMMUNITIES COULD SOON BE AT RISK OF DEPORTATION. AMERICANS MUST INSIST THAT CONGRESS BLOCK THIS PROPOSAL. By Tung Nguyen and Sherry Hirota...

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#StopKavanaugh: The Fight of Our Lives

Originally published at Desis for ProgressBy Anisha Singh Whether it was healthcare, gun violence prevention, reproductive health, workers’ rights, environmental justice, or fighting corruption, we have watched the Supreme Court come to our rescue or roll back decades of...

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OCA Dismayed in Reversal of White House Affirmative Action Guidance

Washington, DC – OCA-Asian Pacific American Advocates released the following statement in reaction to the reversal of the current Affirmative Action guidance by the Trump Administration, a non-binding guidance for educational institutions: This Administration completely ignores the reality of...

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Apply for the next EMILY’s List training in Houston!

Are you a pro-choice Democratic woman thinking about running for office? We’re partnering with EMILY’s List on the upcoming free half-day Run to Win 101 training on July 21 in Houston, TX. Apply here: https://secure.emilyslist.org/page/s/20180523_email_RunToWinHouston

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U.S. Senators Kamala D. Harris & Cory Booker Address Historic Gathering of Indian Americans at Impact Summit 2018

WASHINGTON – On Thursday, June 7, over 200 Indian American candidates, elected officials, philanthropists, leaders, and activists gathered in Washington for the inaugural Impact Summit featuring keynote remarks by U.S. Senators Kamala D. Harris (D-CA) and Cory Booker (D-NJ)....

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