Obama Immigration Plan: 10 Executive Orders – Can They Be Passed?

Obama Immigration Plan: 10 Executive Orders – Can They Be Passed?

President Obama has a 10-point plan on immigration policy to be passed via executive action. In the U.S., laws are generally decided through Congress – the Legislative branch of government – which includes the House of Representatives and the Senate. The President – the Executive branch – signs bills into law. Sometimes the Supreme Court […]

Sterilization Deaths in India a Painful Reminder

Sterilization Deaths in India a Painful Reminder

The news that 15 women recently died in India due to botched sterilization serves as a painful reminder of the country’s history. In the 1970s, India instituted a policy of forced sterilization as a means of national contraception to curb population growth. This program was funded by loans by the UN Population Fund and the […]

Asian American Vote Swings Republican?

Asian American Vote Swings Republican?

In this most recent midterm election, citizens hailing from China, Vietnam, Korea, India, the Philippines, Thailand, and more, participated in the growing swing of the Asian American electorate voting Republican. Members of both parties are trying to pinpoint what is causing a possible change towards the traditionally more socially and fiscally conservative party and away […]