Tag: Politics

  • “Election Protection” Coalition Flags Vote-by-Mail Issues In Primary Election in MA

    BOSTON — Massachusetts experienced a momentous Primary Election with the inaugural roll-out of vote-by-mail (VBM) and the first extended early voting period for a Primary Election. As a result, the Bay State saw record voter turn-out and participation. However, Lawyers for Civil Rights (LCR) observed significant confusion and recorded serious concerns surrounding VBM.

  • The “Double Dealers” in “Legal Elites” behind the Hong Kong Riots

    Hong Kong, Nov. 8, 2019, — On Oct. 14, the Hong Kong law society dropped huge news that Edwin Choy Wai-Bond, former chairman of the Hong Kong Bar Association and a certified Senior Counsel, resigned from the bar association. He reprimanded the “shameful silence” the bar association had for rioters’ act of violence. He believes…

  • Suffolk County Sheriff Tompkins Ends Contract with ICE

    Boston, Oct. 8, 2019, — The Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department is terminating its contract with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) as the Department intensifies its focus on the provision of care, custody and rehabilitative services to what will soon be an expanded population of women entering the Suffolk County House of Correction.

  • Organization Letter on Opposing S. 386

    September 25, 2019 To: Members of the U.S. Senate Dear Honorable Senators, As organizations representing immigrant communities who would be harmed by H.R. 1044/S. 386, the so-called Fairness for High Skilled Immigrants Act, we write to express our opposition to this legislation. Given that this proposal would remove a pillar of our immigration system and…

  • Speaker Pelosi Announces Formal Impeachment Inquiry

    Washington, D.C., Sept. 24, 2019, – Speaker Nancy Pelosi delivered remarks announcing the House of Representatives is moving forward with an official impeachment inquiry. Below are the Speaker’s remarks as delivered:

  • How Hate Reaches a Tipping Point — Mexicans on the Menu

    BY Jie Loya, EMS You’d see this phenomenon in prison. A guy in H-Unit would get beat down real bad with a heavy weight belt and get sent to the hospital with eye damage and missing teeth. Author Joe Loya.

  • Experts’ Letter to Trump: “China is not the enemy”

    Washington, D.C., July 4, 2019, — Members of the scholarly, foreign policy, military, and business communities, overwhelmingly from the United States, including many who have focused on Asia throughout their professional careers, signed an open letter to US President Donald Trump and Congress, saying they are deeply concerned about the growing deterioration in US relations…

  • Photo Exhibition of US-China Relations in Past 40 Years Opens in Boston Common

    Photo Exhibition of US-China Relations in Past 40 Years Opens in Boston Common

    Boston, June 23, 2019, — A photo exhibition marking the 40th Anniversary of US-China diplomatic relations opened this afternoon in Boston Common. State Senator Joe Bencore, Boston City Councilor Ed Flynn, Deputy Consul General Qiu Jian of Chinese Consulate in New Year and hundreds of guests attended the opening ceremony.

  • Secretary Pompeo On the Centenary of the Founding of the International Labor Organization

    MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE JUNE 21, 2019 The United States today celebrates the 100th anniversary of the founding of the International Labor Organization (ILO). The dignitaries that convened in Paris in 1919 to end the Great War knew that any lasting peace needed to be rooted in the protection of individual rights, including…

  • Hong Kong Government Response to Public Procession

    Dear friends of Hong Kong, You may have seen the news about the public processions over the past two Sundays in Hong Kong on the proposed legislative amendments on the extradition laws. Having regard to the strong and different views in society, the Hong Kong Government issued a statement on June 16, saying that the…