K-Pop Group BTS to Visit White House Next Week

Will discuss Asian representation and discrimination. The White House announced that the Korean pop group BTS will be visiting with President Joe Biden this coming week. As Asian…

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DHS Issues Domestic Terrorism Warning

Religious institutions and colleges are specific targets.  On Tuesday, the Department of Homeland Security issued a terrorism advisory warning of a “heightened threat environment.” Specifically, the threats target religious…

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Secretary Mayorkas Marks Holocaust Remembrance Day

DHS secretary honors his Jewish heritage in speech. Last Thursday, United States leaders honored the International Holocaust Remembrance Day through speech and ceremony. Department of Homeland Security Security…

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President and VP Respond to Anti-Semitic Attacks

Call for the nation to unify against hate.  Following the rise of attacks on Jewish people over the last two weeks across the nation, President Biden and Vice…

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COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act Passed by House

The Asian American hate crimes bill was approved by the Senate in April. On Tuesday, legislators came together in a rare bipartisan vote to approve a bill created…

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Senate Passes Anti-Asian Hate Crime Bill

House to vote on similar bill soon.  On Thursday, the Senate voted overwhelmingly 94-to-1 to approve the passage of a bill designed to help Americans of Asian and…

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Senate Introduces Asian-American Protection Bill

COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act seeks to address rise in anti-Asian-American violence.  On Wednesday the Senate formally introduced the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act to the floor. Following a leadership…

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Attorney General Orders Hate Crimes Investigations

He wants expedited review of “disturbing trend.” Attorney General Merrick Garland ordered Justice Department employees to give priority to investigating what he called “the disturbing trend in reports…

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