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Immigration Laws as Official 'Racial' Policy

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 09.18.2014 | Politics
Warren J. Blumenfeld

Politicians and most other residents of the United States alike, from every rung along the full political spectrum, generally agree on one issue: Our immigration system is severely broken and needs fixing.

Immigrants Yearn to Be Americans, Not a Permanent Underclass

Frank Sharry | Posted 05.07.2013 | Politics
Frank Sharry

This question of citizenship vs. residency is no mere technical policy dispute. This idea of denying citizenship to 11 million people -- a population the size of Ohio -- goes to the heart of who we are as a nation.

Back When Organized Labor Declared War on the Chinese

David Macaray | Posted 07.02.2012 | Politics
David Macaray

While the history of the American labor movement is filled to overflowing with examples of conspicuous courage and unwavering solidarity, labor's history is also littered with examples of ethnic and racial biases.

The Fiber of Our Multi-Faceted American Tapestry

Dana Tai Soon Burgess | Posted 04.27.2012 | DC
Dana Tai Soon Burgess

When people attack Asian Americans -- whether physically or verbally -- or any minority group, or that matter, the entire community suffers.

'Round the Clock: Chinese American Artists Working in Los Angeles

John Seed | Posted 03.20.2012 | Los Angeles
John Seed

'Round the Clock: Chinese American Artists Working in Los Angeles, part of the Getty's Pacific Standard Time initiative, features more than one hundred works by Los Angeles artists.