In the tightly contested primary race for New York’s 6th Congressional District, Grace Meng is hoping Asian Americans will go to the polls and make her the first Chinese American to represent New York in Congress.
A daily digest of the coverage of immigrants and immigration policy in ethnic and mainstream media.
A Filipino immigrant’s new memoir tells her family’s struggle to remain in the U.S. legally.
Theresa Loong’s documentary about her father, Paul Loong, will air on PBS stations this weekend. She sent us a reporter’s notebook about the making of the film.
Elton Lugay was crushed when he watched Jessica Sanchez narrowly miss the American Idol crown, but says he would support her–and any Filipino who has genuine talent–again in a second.
Countless Chinese American daughters probably sighed when the ZuckerChan nuptials were announced. Because they knew they’d be getting a call from their mothers wondering why they weren’t more like her. An essay by Yin Wai from BuzzFeed.
Elton Lugay does the math, and predicts that Jessica Sanchez will be crowned the next American Idol. We bring you this report from our partner, The FilAm.
A new poll suggests that Asian Americans could tilt the race in favor of either President Obama or Governor Mitt Romney.
Kim Ima – half Jewish, half Japanese – runs the Treats Truck in New York City. She sells Passover sweets as a lucky “Maneki Neko” cat statue looks on.
Rong Xiaoqing, a reporter with the Chinese-language newspaper Sing Tao Daily, is covering the scandal involving NYC Comptroller John Liu.