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¡Americano! A real Dreamer story debuts off-Broadway

NEW YORK (AP) — Tony Valdovinos was only a 6th grader when he made the decision to join the U.S. Marines after watching the horrors of 9/11. But the day of his 18th birthday, when he walked into a rec...

Migrants in human smuggling case facing deportation hearings

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Seven Indian nationals accused of illegally entering the United States in an alleged human smuggling case that left four dead have been released pending deportation hearings in fron...

Murdaugh blamed some problems on addiction; bond set at $7M

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Speaking publicly for the first time in months, the prominent South Carolina attorney accused of a slew of mostly financial crimes after his wife and son were found shot dead out...

Miami schools chief named next superintendent in Los Angeles

The Los Angeles Board of Education has chosen the longtime superintendent of Miami-Dade County Public Schools to be the next superintendent of Los Angeles Unified School District, the second largest i...

Undocumented Filipina worker arrested in northern Taiwan after vaccination

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An unaccounted for migrant worker was arrested at a vaccination station on Tuesday (Dec. 7), despite promises by the government that it would not arrest foreign workers wh...

New York City activists, residents awarded $1M prize

Fela Barclift recalls the day in 1981 when she left her Brooklyn brownstone to search for childcare for her daughter. Racial representation is important for Barclift, who is Black, so she went to near...

7 Vietnamese undocumented workers arrested after drunken brawl in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Seven Vietnamese undocumented workers were arrested on Monday (Oct. 4) after they engaged in a drunken brawl on a Taipei street. At a press briefing on Tuesday (Oct. 5)...

35 undocumented migrant workers arrested, tested for COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National Immigration Agency (NIA) officers last week arrested 35 undocumented Vietnamese migrant workers in a large steel mill in central Taiwan. The Changhua County Sp...

102 Vietnamese workers violate indoor crowd limit in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Police found over 100 Vietnamese migrant workers gathered in a restaurant in Taoyuan on Sunday (Sept. 12), a violation of the Central Epidemic Command Center's (CECC) ...

Vietnamese man leads police on wild car chase, hides in central Taiwan forest

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An undocumented Vietnamese migrant worker drove his car violently to evade police and hid out in the mountains while treating himself for a bullet wound, before finally be...

Taiwanese man arrested for alleged murder of missing Vietnamese woman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese man was arrested on Monday (Aug. 2) on suspicion of murdering an undocumented Vietnamese migrant worker. At noon on July 31, police found the body of a 31-y...

Lin-Manuel Miranda sees art and philanthropy with same lens

NEW YORK (AP) — For “Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, the inspirations for art and philanthropy are inextricably linked. On Wednesday, Miranda is announcing a series of donatio...

Vietnamese masseuse fatally stabbed in Taipei apartment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Vietnamese masseuse has died from an apparent knife attack in her apartment in Taipei's red-light district. A Vietnamese woman in her 40s was found dead in an apa...

Second Chinese man in 5 days flees to Taiwan in rubber boat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — For the second time in five days, a Chinese man has managed to reach Taiwan on a small rubber boat. The Coast Guard Administration (CGA) on Thursday (May 6) announced t...

Chinese man crosses Taiwan Strait in Taobao-bought boat for 'freedom'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese man who claimed that he was yearning for "freedom and democracy" successfully crossed the Taiwan Strait and reached central Taiwan over the weekend by ...