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  • Update: Detained 8 hours and Released - Journalist and Immigration Activist Jose Antonio Vargas is released by U.S. Border Patrol in McAllen, Texas

    Posted by AC Team

    Update July 16, 2014 Immigration activist and Pulitzer prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas was released eight hours after he was detained at U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint located within 45 miles of McAllen, Texas. Washington Post writer J. Freedom du Lac reports Vargas was released with a notice to appear before an immigration judge. "As an unaccompanied child migrant myself, I came to McAllen, Texas, to shed light on children who parts of America and many in the news media are actively turning their backs on," Vargas said in a statement after his release.  For the full story by J. Freedom du Lac at the Washington Post click here.  July 15, 2014 McAllen, Texas Immigration activist and Pulitzer prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas was detained this mor...
  • Jeremy Lin heads to the Lakers

    Posted by Suzanne Kai

    July 13, 2014 Update Here's the Lakers official announcement released today by General Manager Mitch Kupchak about Jeremy Lin joining the Lakers. “This trade allows us to acquire a solid player who will make us a better team, as well as draft picks to improve our team in the future, while at the same time allowing us to maintain financial flexibility,” said Kupchak. “In addition to what he’ll bring us on the court, we think Jeremy will be warmly embraced by our fans and our community.” July 11, 2014 Sports writers are abuzz that Jeremy Lin is heading to the Lakers!  After weeks of speculation during this free-agent season, Los Angeles Times writer Mike Bresnahan reports that Jeremy Lin is headed to the Lakers!  Orange County Register staff writers Bill Oram and Janis Carr s...
  • Its Live! Go to SmithsonianAPA.org! "A Day in the Life of Asian Pacific America" Exhibition

    Posted by Suzanne Kai

     Update July 4, 2014 It's Live! Check out A DAY IN THE LIFE OF ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICA! Curated by Eddie Wong for SmithsonianAPA.org! www.smithsonianapa.org. Update May 22, 2014 Eddie Wong's bright idea to produce and guest curate an online digital exhibition "A Day in the LIfe of Asian Pacific America" is now in preparation to open on July 4, 2014 at SmithsonianAPA.org. Submissions are now closed, and the curators are busy making selections to include in the online exhibition. The ambitious exhibition is the largest open-submission project for the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center, which attracted 300 creatives from all over the world, contributing 1500 pieces.  Update May 11, 2014 Post the images or videos you shot on May 10 by May 14!   The steps to upload are ...
  • National Screenings: The Delano Manongs - Forgotten Heroes

    Posted by Suzanne Kai

    Updates: July 8, 2014 New US Screenings: THE DELANO MANONGS Forgotten Heroes of the United Farmworkers Movement   CHICAGO - Saturday, July 12, 2014 Gallery 400 in Chicago is pleased to partner with AFIRE Chicago, Chicago Coalition of Household Workers (Latino Union), the Committee on Pilipino Issues, GK-USA Chicago Chapter, National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum, and the UIC Asian American Studies program.  http://gallery400.uic.edu/events/delano-manongs-forgotten-heroes-of-the-united-farm-workers NEW YORK Premiere - Thursday, July 17th, 2014 Support CAAAV and BAYAN USA by joining us for New York City's documentary premiere of Delano Manongs Purchase tickets here: http://delanomanongs.bpt.me/ SAN DIEGO - Saturday, August 2nd, 2014  The Delano Manongs is prou...

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