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Filipino WWII Veterans Immigration and Recognition: Connected Movements

Ben de Guzman | Posted 05.13.2016 | Politics
Ben de Guzman

On Monday May 9, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced the long awaited policy to allow eligible Filipino WWII veterans to be reunited with their families through a parole process.

The Simple Dignity of Recognition: Filipino Word War II Veterans and the Congressional Gold Medal

Ben de Guzman | Posted 02.18.2017 | Politics
Ben de Guzman

This time of the year in February is laden with historical meaning for those of us who work with Filipino WWII veterans. This February 17th marks the ...

Korematsu Lives

Pavan V. Parikh | Posted 11.20.2016 | Politics
Pavan V. Parikh

Congress has taken numerous stabs at retreating from the premise that the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II was constitutional. However, the Supreme Court case that justified it, Korematsu v. United States, has never been overruled.

Why We Need More Leaders Like This In Congress

Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

One year ago, the United States lost one of its most beloved and devoted public servants. Senator Daniel Inouye (D) was many things: a father, a h...

Daniel Inouye's Unfinished Memorial Day Mission

Daniel Treiman | Posted 07.28.2013 | Politics
Daniel Treiman

Restoring Memorial Day to its traditional date would be a fitting tribute to Daniel Inouye and his distinguished seven decades of service.

Sen. Inouye's Message to the 113th Congress

Al Eisele | Posted 03.01.2013 | Politics
Al Eisele

It was 40 years to the day since Daniel Inouye had been elected to represent the new state of Hawaii in Congress and he still couldn't believe his good fortune.

What Sen. Inouye's Death Means for Japanese-Americans

Kathryn Ibata-Arens | Posted 02.20.2013 | Politics
Kathryn Ibata-Arens

Sen. Inouye holds a special place in the hearts of those of us working to support the U.S.-Japan partnership. His story reminds us of our shared history and how far we have come. It is fitting that the senator's last word was "aloha."

Dying Senator's 'Last Wish' Revealed

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 12.18.2012 | Politics

U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye (D-Hawaii) had a letter delivered to the state's governor before his death Monday, indicating his preference for a successor. ...

Senate's Senior Member Dies

Posted 12.18.2012 | Politics

Sen. Daniel Inouye (D-Hawaii), the Senate's most senior member, died Monday at the age of 88, according to reports from the Washington Post and the As...

Mitt Romney's "Fake-Facts"

Lee A. Saunders | Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics
Lee A. Saunders

It is clear that Romney and his allies have decided not to discuss Obamacare factually. They know that if they told the truth about the law, the public would not support their efforts to overturn it.

The New Indian Fighters: Lt. Col. McCaskill and Major WaPo

Stephanie Woodard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephanie Woodard

Some non-Native executives hired by unsophisticated local people have bilked ANCs.

A Vanishing American Remembrance?

Ed Hooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ed Hooper

It wasn't until 1968 that Congress made Decoration Day an official U.S. holiday called Memorial Day and then moved its observance to the last Monday in the month to create a three-day holiday weekend.