Once we were model immigrants; now we are a detriment to U.S. interests

Once we were model immigrants; now we are a detriment to U.S. interests

On May 29 President Trump proclaimed that certain Chinese students and researchers seeking to enter the U.S. would be restricted because they would be “detrimental to the interests of the United States.” He also called on the State Department to consider revoking visas of those who are already here. We, Chinese international students, became the casualty in the two countries’ crossfire over the trade war, the pandemic, and Hong Kong.

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For One Immigrant Community, George Floyd’s Death Isn’t Just About Black And White

There’s something about the video of the George Floyd killing that makes it very specific to the Twin Cities.
The video shows a white police killings seen nationwide — but there’s a third identifiable person: an Asian American officer seen running interference with the crowd and standing watch. He’s now-former Minneapolis police officer Tou Thao, a Hmong American — which is how you know this isn’t “any” city. It’s Minneapolis.

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For some Chinese immigrants, the American coronavirus experience feels like déjà vu

For some Chinese immigrants, the American coronavirus experience feels like déjà vu

Wende Chen came to the United States in 2007. Ten years later, he opened Chong Qing House, a Sichuanese eatery on Wickenden Street. It’s known for its spicy, flavorful food and liberal use of hua jiao, the numbing Sichaunese peppercorn. At dinnertime, the restaurant fills with students from surrounding colleges, local families, and Chinese restaurant owners on break.

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The Crazy Rich Asians Continue To Turn Stereotypes Upside Down

2018’s Crazy Rich Asians was a fun, funny, feel-good movie, and a blast to watch. But one of the reasons it was such a big deal was that it successfully pushed back on Hollywood’s typical stereotyping of Asian actors. We don’t have to get into the specifics, but suffice it to say the film industry tends to employ Asian talent to fill a few typecast roles, which can overall contribute to a belittling, offensive, and notably inaccurate societal perception of an entire race or ethnicity.

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WINNERS Of 2019 INDIAN FILM FESTIVAL OF LOS ANGELES ANNOUNCED

Last Sunday April 14th, saw the culmination of the Indian Film Festival Los Angeles. Now in its 17th edition this year’s festival saw a slew of great films, filmmakers and Indian film enthusiasts all converged into the capital of cinema and entertainment. This year’s festival was a 4 day showcase at the historic Regal L.A. LIVE: A Barco Innovation Center in the heart of the booming entertainment center in downtown Los Angeles, California.

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Dr. Chiufang Hwang Demystifies Culture of Fear Among Chinese Immigrants

Dr. Chiufang Hwang Demystifies Culture of Fear Among Chinese Immigrants

Even though she was shy and isolated herself, Hwang thought her private, insular nature was just proof of a real-life stereotype. But, in fact, she realized over the years that such self-isolationism happens to be a very real, cultural trait. As a rule, no matter how turbulent their lives are, Taiwanese people maintain tranquil appearances.

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Hollywood is coming out in full force to Mr. & Miss India America 2018 & The Elite Awards

Hollywood is coming out in full force to Mr. & Miss India America 2018 & The Elite Awards

It’s that time again where we will witness the official crowning of Miss India America 2018. This year marks as the 26th anniversary for the beauty pageant. Founded in 1992, by Jinnder Chohaan, the pageant has grown to become an international phenomenon. Mr. & Miss India America 2018 is presented by South Asia Magazine, Wells Fargo and JINmodels.com. The Official TV Partner is JUS Hindi TV, a 24 hour channel on Dish Network.

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