Orange, Newport Beach and Westminster joined the county and seven other cities in opposing California’s sanctuary state law, which limits state and local law enforcement’s communications with federal immigration authorities and prohibits officers from holding and questioning people based on immigration violations.
In many Asian American families, the subject of sex is avoided, if not totally ignored. Experts say the ramifications of this reality include higher rates of unprotected sex and unreported sexual assaults.
Hao-Nhien Vu is a Voice of OC columnist in Little Saigon who covers politics and culture and was known for his popular blog, The Bolsavik. In this week’s column he draws a comparison between the experience of Vietnamese refugees arrival in the U.S. with European resistance to resettling Syrian refugees.
Garden Grove’s Vietnamese Americans have made significant inroads on the City Council, but the city hasn’t yet elected its first Latino despite Latinos making up 37 percent of the population. Is this something a Voting Rights Act lawsuit can fix, or does the issue run deeper?