Archive for June, 2012

Jun 28, 2012

U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Affordable Care Act!

 SUPREME COURT UPHOLDS AFFORDABLE CARE ACT! Today, after much anticipation, the National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum (NAPAWF) applauds the U.S. Supreme Court decision to uphold the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). The only exception was on a provision requiring states to comply with Medicaid expansion or risk losing existing funding. The Court […]

Jun 25, 2012

U.S. Supreme Court Renders Mixed Decision on Harsh Immigration Law

U.S. Supreme Court Renders Mixed Decision on Harsh Immigration Law Court upholds “papers, please” provision, strikes down others WASHINGTON — Today the United States Supreme Court rendered a mixed decision, striking down portions of SB 1070, one of the harshest and most criticized immigration laws in the country, while leaving others intact. Notably, the Court […]

Jun 20, 2012

New research hails achievements among Asians and Asian Americans in U.S.

New research hails achievements among Asians and Asian Americans in U.S. Advocates warn against using the findings to promote “model minority” stereotypes June 19, 2012 (WASHINGTON, D.C.) — Today the Pew Research Center released a new demographic survey and report on Asians and Asian Americans in the United States. While the survey makes meaningful findings, […]