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After months of campaigning by immigrant and LGBTQ rights groups, Nicoll Hernández-Polanco was freed from her detention by ICE. Her story, written by Kris Hayashi of the Transgender Law Center, is a story of a young woman who escaped the broken immigration system, and how she was criminalized and psychologically tortured simply for being young and transgender.  

Kris Hayashi | April 29, 2015 - 11:41am


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Booker Prize-winning author Aravind Adiga’s second book Last Man in Tower skillfully builds to the final conflict right underneath your feet brick by brick, until you’re forced to retreat to the roof teetering on the precipice before he forces you off to meet your maker.

Jenny Yap | May 31, 2012 - 1:52pm

New Hyphen Politics contributor Erin Pangilinan examines AAPI's growing political power, and the efforts of the Obama campaign to court our vote.

Erin Pangilinan | May 31, 2012 - 1:19pm
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Eddie Ahn | May 31, 2012 - 8:00am

Obama For America (OFA) Nevada

Erin Pangilinan | May 30, 2012 - 6:21pm

Eddie Ahn | May 30, 2012 - 8:00am

How Pacquiao's public stance on gay marriage made me realize he might not be my hero after all. 

Theresa Celebran Jones | May 30, 2012 - 7:38am
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Eddie Ahn | May 29, 2012 - 8:00am

American Idol finale, Rihanna on America's Best Dance Crew, plus the premieres of So You Think You Can Dance and Duets

Dianne Choie | May 28, 2012 - 8:17pm

The 80-20 Initiative has claimed to provide political prowess for the AAPI community through their frontline candidate endorsements and mass e-mail messaging system. But does the group really live up to its own objectives?

Ivan V. Natividad | May 28, 2012 - 9:30am
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Eddie Ahn | May 28, 2012 - 8:00am

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