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Members of the Mujahedeen-e-Khalq organization chant slogans and hold banners during a tour organized by the Iraqi government for foreign diplomats in Baghdad, Iraq, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012. Iraq's government has given foreign diplomats a rare look inside a refugee camp housing Iranian exiles, as Baghdad seeks international help resettling …

Last Remaining Iranian PMOI Members Leave Camp Liberty for Albania

On Friday, the remaining 280 members of the Mujahedin-e-Khalq (MEK) — also known as the People’s Mujahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI) — who were stationed in Camp Liberty (Hurriya) in Iraq were relocated to Albania, officially closing the camp which was a place of refuge for the dissidents against the Iranian regime since the 1980s.

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Hillary Clinton Returns to Her Mother’s ‘Roots’ in California

Hillary Clinton drew back to her mother’s “roots” during a visit to the Golden State’s San Gabriel Valley—where her mother attended school—this week. As part of her fundraising tour, Clinton made a specific appeal to the Asian American community during a speech at the San Gabriel Hilton.

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Asian-American Lawmakers Blast Jeb Bush’s Use of ‘Anchor Baby’

California Congressman Ted Lieu (D-Los Angeles) lashed out at Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush on Wednesday, accusing the former Florida governor of making a “dangerous mischaracterization” of Asian immigrants during a recent interview.

U.S. Rep. Judy Chu (D-CA) (2nd L) announces new legislation to protect a woman's right to abortion during a news conference with (L-R), U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) (C) and U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel (D-FL) in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill November …

Dem. Rep. Chu: ‘Anchor Babies Is A Slur’

Rep. Judy Chu (D-CA), the first Chinese-American woman elected to Congress, slammed GOP presidential candidate Jeb Bush Tuesday for defending his use of the term “anchor baby” by arguing that the term “is more related to Asian people.”

CA Rep Judy Chu: Another Ethics Wrist-Slap Three Years Later

CA Rep Judy Chu: Another Ethics Wrist-Slap Three Years Later

Three long years after information regarding Congresswoman Judy Chu’s potential ethics violations made its way to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Ethics, Chu received a mere “letter of reproval” for her improper actions.  Congresswoman Chu was reprimanded, but

Legal Immigrants Still Waiting Despite Obama’s Amnesty

Legal Immigrants Still Waiting Despite Obama’s Amnesty

Roughly 4.2 million immigrants are still waiting to enter the country legally, as wait times for lawful, family-sponsored visas continue to climb despite Obama’s executive immigration action last week. Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders make up 40 percent of those 4.2

The Hateful Side of Immigration Reform

The Hateful Side of Immigration Reform

After covering Tuesday’s immigration reform rally on the steps of Los Angeles City Hall, I’m convinced that the proponents of immigration reform don’t want to persuade American voters to support their agenda. They want to bully them into submission.  What

Congresswoman Judy Chu and the Media's Selective Racial Outrage

Now that the Super Bowl is over, there’s the usual selective outrage arguing that ‘this or that ad is racist.’ Last year, it was the Tibetans and GroupOn; this year, it is the Chinese and Pete Hoekstra’s bid for the U.S.

Corruption in a California Congressional Redistricting?

As so often happens in California, the worst of consequences comes from the best of intentions. “We need a system where voters choose the politicians, not where politicians choose the voters,” Governor Schwarzenegger proclaimed and so, with much fanfare, Californians