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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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Democrats have targeted four AAPI Congressional races as "red-to-blue," or as having a good shot at transferring from Republican control. 

Nadia Hussain | October 30, 2012 - 11:07pm

All Stars are back on Drag Race and Project Runway, plus developments on Elementary and Go On and Aziz on Conan.

Dianne Choie | October 30, 2012 - 9:06am
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Kollaboration Star 2012 features the winners from Kollaboration events across the nation vying for the title of "Kollaboration Star."  

Hyphen Biz Team | October 26, 2012 - 2:48pm

Eddie Ahn | October 26, 2012 - 8:00am

Joshua Tang shares his experience as a Univeristy of Texas at Austin student admitted under the holistic admissions process and what is at stake with the Supreme Court ruling on Fisher v. the University of Texas. 

Joshua Tang | October 25, 2012 - 10:06pm
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Robin David and Angela Angel on Art, Life, and California’s Prop 37.

Aileen Suzara | October 25, 2012 - 9:41am

Starry River highlights the importance of stories and story telling in defining who we are.

Sabina Chen | October 25, 2012 - 8:55am

Forget the big banks that sent the US economy into a tailspin that it has yet to recover from, or European countries that can no longer pay their bills. The candidates both agree that China is the US’s greatest economic rival and the easiest punching bag, and are racing to convince the electorate that they will be the tougher president against the world’s second largest economy.

Lin Yang | October 25, 2012 - 6:25am
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Eddie Ahn | October 24, 2012 - 8:00am

In this Hyphen exclusive, Kao Kalia Yang shares her side of the story following Radiolab's Yellow Rain debacle.

Kao Kalia Yang | October 22, 2012 - 10:17pm
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