Left: Wong Kim Ark, in a photograph taken from a 1904 U.S. immigration document. Right: Sergeant Bhagat Singh Thind in U.S. Army uniform during World War I at Camp Lewis, Washington, in 1918. Thind, an American Sikh, was the first U.S. serviceman to be allowed for religious reasons to wear a turban as part of his military uniform.
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Rep. Judy Chu, chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, speaks about the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act ahead of its passage at the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday.
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In the project "Suburban Chinatown," photographer Jessica Chou explores daily life in a cluster of majority-Asian suburbs in the San Gabriel Valley, a 10-minute drive east of Los Angeles. Through the project, she tackles the notion of the suburban landscape and how immigrant communities fit into that narrative.
Sen. Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii, accompanied by Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., addresses a news conference last week in Washington. Hirono introduced the legislation in the Senate.
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