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Chinese American professor removed by UPMC as fellowship director over white paper

PITTSBURGH — University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) has recently removed Norman Wang, a Chinese American cardiologist and an associate professor of Medicine, from a fellowship program after he penned a…

U.S. PLAN TO END VISAS FOR CHINESE STUDENTS DENOUNCED BY CIVIL RIGHTS GROUPS

  LOS ANGELES, CA – Asian American Advancing Justice Monday issued a statement to denounce the U.S. government’s move to ban Chinese graduate students and researchers from obtaining visas and…

Former ICE Special Agent Arrested for Sexually Assaulting Two Women

RIVERSIDE, California – A former special agent with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) was arrested this morning on federal civil rights charges that allege he sexually…

ASIAN AMERICAN CIVIL RIGHTS GROUPS CONDEMN RACIST BEHAVIOR DURING WORLD SERIES, WELCOME PUNISHMENT FOR ANTI-ASIAN GESTURE AND SLUR

LOS ANGELES – Asian American civil rights organizations issued a statement Monday to condemn racist behavior during World Series, express concern over the issue and urge greater sensitivity towards Asian communities in…

Southern California police officers indicted for assaulting minor at county fair

LOS ANGELES – Three officers with the Pomona Police Department (PPD) in Southern California surrendered earlier Thursday to face federal charges that allege one officer violated the civil rights of…

U.S. Department of Justice sides with students in supporting free speech in California campus

LOS ANGELES – The U.S. Department of Justice Tuesday openly voiced its support to the right of free speech of students at California campus. The Justice Department filed a Statement of Interest…

PANDA EXPRESS AGREES TO PAY $400,000 TO THE U.S. GOVERNMENT FOR VIOLATING IMMIGRATION LAW

LOS ANGELES — Panda Express, the largest Chinese fast food chain in the U.S., agrees to pay a penalty of 400,000.00 dollars to the U.S. Government to settle an immigration…

California Assemblyman Chau Introduces Legislation to Give Internet Users More Control over Personal Information

SACRAMENTO — California State Assemblymember Ed Chau (D-Monterey Park) was joined Monday by numerous consumer advocacy groups and technology experts to unveil Assembly Bill (AB) 375, the California Broadband Internet…

Largest Asian Civil Rights Organization Stands by Wrongly Charged Chinese American Professor Xi

LOS ANGELES – Asian Americans Advancing Justice (AAAJ), the largest Asian civil rights organization in the U.S. and an affiliation of five civil rights organizations, Wednesday stated that it stands…

AAAJ Joins over 100 Organizations in LA Rallying against Policies by Current U.S. Administration

Los Angeles — Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles (Advancing Justice-LA) Monday joined a coalition of over 100 organizations rallying against policies and rhetoric by the current administration that threaten families,…