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2018 02 Feb 75th anniversary of the founding of the 442nd RCT

February 1, 2018 marks the 75th anniversary of the establishment of the Japanese American 442nd Regimental Combat Team.  On January 22, 1943, the War Department authorized the activation of the Japanese American Regimental Combat Team.  It was to be composed of the 442nd Infantry Regiment, the 522nd Field Artillery...

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2018 30 Jan AAPI Candidates Running in the CA-39 Race

A number of Asian American candidates are running in the race to replace Congressman Ed Royce (R-CA) in California’s 39th district in Orange County, CA. Ed Royce, currently the Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, announced last month that he would retire from Congress. Former...

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2018 26 Jan Jill Otake nominated for federal judge in Hawaii

The Trump administration has nominated Assistant U.S. Attorney Jill Otake as the new federal district judge for Hawaii. Otake was one of three people recommended by U.S. Sens. Mazie Hirono and Brian Schatz to replace outgoing Chief Judge Susan Oki Mollway, who became a senior judge,...

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2018 24 Jan Meet Suneel Gupta

As part of APAICS' "Meet a 2018 AAPI Candidate" series, we would like to introduce Suneel Gupta of Michigan. Read below! Suneel Gupta Running for: U.S. Representative, Michigan District 11 Party: Democrat Ethnicity: Indian American Website: suneelgupta.com   Suneel Gupta is a candidate for Michigan’s 11th Congressional District. He has been hailed as...

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2018 22 Jan Meet Hiral Tipirneni

As part of APAICS' "Meet a 2018 AAPI Candidate" series, we would like to introduce Dr. Hiral Tipirneni. Read below!   Hiral Tipirneni Running for: U.S. Representative, Arizona District 8 Party: Democrat Ethnicity: Indian American Website: hiralforcongress.com   Dr. Hiral Tipirneni is a Democratic candidate for the U.S. Representative, District 8 special election.  Hiral...

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2018 09 Jan The 75th Golden Globes: A Step Forward for Asian Americans

The 75th Golden Globe Awards was a night to remember for the Asian American community. From first time wins for actors, to activists promoting their causes on the red carpet, last Sunday's award show was one that stirred conversation.   AZIZ ANSARI WINS FOR BEST TV COMEDY Actor-comedian...

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2018 04 Jan Former APAICS Fellow Gregg Orton Joins NCAPA as National Director

APAICS would like to congratulate formerAPAICS Fellow Gregg Orton on joining the National Council for Asian Pacific Americans (NCAPA) as National Director. Gregg was a 2008-2009 APAICS fellow in the Office of Congressman Al Green. He shares: "I would like to thank APAICS for their continued friendship...

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2017 08 Nov 2017 Elections: A Night of Firsts

A Night of Firsts: Wave of New AAPIs & Minorities Win Their Contests  Last night, we witnessed several huge wins for Asian Americans and minorities in this 2017 general election.  Read below about AAPI candidates who show us what happens when people show up and vote: -- We applaud...

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2017 28 Mar Winter/Spring 2017 Event Recap

December:   APAICS Holiday Party The National Association of Broadcasters hosted the annual APAICS Holiday Party on December 14, 2016. Our staff, interns, fellows, community members and sponsors had a great time celebrating the holidays. Thank you National Association of Broadcasters for always supporting our organization. Thank you National...

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2016 31 Oct APAICS Introduces our Fall 2016 Interns

IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 28, 2016    Contact: Cathy He (202) 296-9200 cathy@apaics.org   APAICS Welcomes 2016-2017 Fall Interns   APAICS is pleased to announce our Fall 2016 Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies (APAICS) Interns. APAICS offers internships in Washington, D.C. at the APAICS office, providing exceptional students and young professionals with the opportunity to work with us in...

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