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More than 3,000 people gathered at Chatham Square to oppose Peter Liang’s indictment. (Photo via World Journal)

Protesting to Support Peter Liang

Brooklyn, East Asian, Manhattan, Police March 13, 2015 at 4:34 pm

More than 3,000 people gathered at Chatham Square in Chinatown to protest in support of NYPD officer Peter Liang, indicted in the death of Akai Gurley.

Feng Ling Liu, outside the court building, said she would appeal the sentence. (Photo by Rachel Liu via World Journal)

Fraudulent Asylum Claims in Chinatown Will Continue

Crime, East Asian, Immigration April 22, 2014 at 5:59 pm

Even the recent conviction of an immigration lawyer won’t close off the fraudulent use of political asylum claims on behalf of Chinese immigrants, predict experts in World Journal.

Supporters of Peter Liang crossing the Brooklyn Bridge (Photo via World Journal)

Liang Case Continues to Draw Opposing Views

East Asian, New York, Police May 1, 2015 at 4:15 pm

World Journal’s English edition reports on a protest in support of NYPD officer Peter Liang, while Bensonhurst Bean reports on an open letter signed by numerous Asian-American organizations saying he “must be held accountable for his actions.”

BAssinets lined up at a "maternity hotel" (Photo via World Journal

Investigating New York’s Chinese ‘Maternity Hotels’

Brooklyn, East Asian, Health, Immigration, Manhattan, Queens, Women March 9, 2015 at 5:39 pm

Following a number of arrests in connection with Chinese maternity tourism in California, World Journal reports in a series of articles on more than 40 “maternity hotels” in New York City.

Most members of the student dance group at Stuyvesant High School are Asian. (Photo courtesy of a parent, via World Journal)

Proposed Changes in Specialized HS Admissions May Hurt Asians

East Asian, Education, New York June 12, 2014 at 1:41 pm

Two state senators have introduced a bill that would make admission to specialized high schools in NY depend on more than the qualifying test alone, and some parents worry this will exclude their children, World Journal reports.

On Latino Turf, Bangladeshis Seek Sliver of Power

On Latino Turf, Bangladeshis Seek Sliver of Power

Elections 2012, Featured Posts, Politics, South Asian, Video September 11, 2012 at 6:14 pm

Two Bangladeshis will run next year for a city council seat in the Bronx, but some worry that the Bangladeshis – a new but growing immigrant community – are reaching for too much too early. They question the value of fielding a Bangladeshi candidate against a political machine that favors Latinos. For many, the question hinges on who wins this week’s 87th Assembly District primary.