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Hoa Quach

I'm a Chinese-Vietnamese-American living in San Diego, Calif. Currently a political editor and writer for the San Diego News Network and a volunteer-English-teacher to refugee children. I also serve on the board of directors for Rolling Readers USA and am the president of the Asian American Journalists Association in San Diego. For anyone that has a story idea regarding American immigrants, minorities or any links, please feel free to send them my way.

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Latest posts by Hoa Quach

18 June 2010

USA: Soldier Homecomings on YouTube

The moment when a soldier returns from duty abroad can capture human emotion like no other. On YouTube, videos of soldiers coming home have multiplied over the past several years.

11 February 2010

USA: Undocumented Students Begin Week of Action on February 22

During the week of February 22, supporters of the DREAM Act -- a proposed federal bill that could assist more than 65,000 undocumented students to obtain a pathway to legal...

7 October 2009

USA: New campaign to “Restore Fairness” to deportation proceedings

A new online campaign by the human rights organization Breakthrough is asking lawmakers to "Restore Fairness" to deportation proceedings of immigrants in the United States.

30 September 2009

USA: Immigrant Students in National Day of Action

The National Dream Act Day of Action was initiated by the United We DREAM Coalition and was supported by dozens of organizations across university campuses in the USA last week.

3 September 2009

USA: Deportations Feared as New School Year Begins

A proposed bill that would resolve the legal status of approximately 65,000 undocumented students in the United States is still in limbo as another school year begins this month.

17 August 2009

USA: “I am getting deported on Wednesday”

Herta Llusho is a 19-year old student at risk of being deported from the United States to Albania. Bloggers at DreamActivist.org and other immigrant rights blogs are calling on Americans...

27 May 2009

USA: The battle over medical marijuana

In the United States, 13 states currently allow citizens to use marijuana for medicinal purposes, but even these limited rights are under threat. In response, many Americans have created blogs...

6 March 2009

USA: Blogging from Prison

Reading books, playing cards, or learning new skills, are some of the tips on how to deal with going to jail offered by former inmate Sam Stanfield on Ezine @rticles....

14 February 2009

USA: Marrying for Love and Country

Whether for love or for visa, deciding whether to marry is never an easy thing. In the United States, where more than 12 million people live as "undocumented" immigrants, falling...

23 January 2009

USA: Blogging their Dreams of Citizenship

More than 655,000 people participated in an online vote about which issues activist website Change.org should focus on in 2009. Thanks to campaigning from bloggers and immigrant activists, passing a...

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