Archive for November, 2014

Nov 26, 2014

Tools to Talk About Administrative Relief with Your Community

NAPAWF has prepared the following tools to help you share information and discuss President Obama’s recent executive action on immigration with your family, friends and community. Please click to view and download. Factsheet on Executive Action on Immigration to feed your wonky side Frequently Asked Questions About Executive Action to help you answer some of the questions you’re likely […]

Nov 25, 2014

NAPAWF stands with Michael Brown’s family and the community of Ferguson

Click to read and download our statement: Press Statement for Ferguson 2014_final For Immediate Release November 25, 2014 Contact: Lyndsay Christian, lyndsay@caminopr.com / 212.255.2575 National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum stands with Michael Brown’s family and the community of Ferguson WASHINGTON — In response to the grand jury decision in the Michael Brown shooting, Miriam Yeung, […]

Nov 24, 2014

Where immigration and healthcare meet By Shivana Jorawar

Posted on The Hill The White House held its breath as Affordable Care Act open enrollment began for a second time last week. In addition to the prospect of reliving the website malfunctions that occurred when the ACA began, the number of people who take advantage of the ACA this time around is projected to […]

Nov 21, 2014

NAPAWF supports the Obama administration’s actions to provide relief to immigrant families

Click to view the original and download: NAPAWF press release on Executive Action For Immediate Release November 21, 2014 – amended 3:41pm Contact: Lyndsay Christian, Lyndsay@caminopr.com / 212.255.2575 National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum supports the Obama administration’s actions to provide relief to immigrant families Asian American and Pacific Islander Women to come out of the shadows […]

Nov 20, 2014

Tune into the Big Picture with Thom Hartmann tonight at 7pm EST to see our executive director Miriam Yeung speak about Obama’s immigration relief announcement!

  Tune into the Big Picture with Thom Hartmann tonight at 7pm Eastern to see our director Miriam Yeung speak about Obama’s immigration relief announcement! Miriam will represent us in applauding the President’s steps, but sharing that our work is far from done. You can watch the show live here.

Nov 06, 2014

“Why I fast: To stop tearing families apart” by May Esperanza Losloso

Published in the Minnesota Women’s Press by May Esperanza Losloso Immigration has always been an important subject for me. As a 1.5 generation Filipino-American, I have memories of growing up in the Philippines with my mom while my dad lived in the United States. For years, I didn’t understand why my parents were separated by an […]

Nov 05, 2014

AP(eye) on the Hill – November 2014

Dear Friends, Many of us woke up this morning to somber news. The results from the 2014 mid-term election brought mostly bad news to progressives though there were definitely some bright spots to celebrate. Even though the topline story was about Republicans having control of both the House of Representatives and the Senate, we are […]