Korean-Americans hope stronger ties with US

Many Korean Americans are still upbeat about robust cooperation between Korea and the United States as well as Asia despite new U.S. President Donald Trump’s threat to nullify the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade pact.  On Jan. 19 (EST), some 1,000 people attended a gala hosted by the Trump-Pence Asian Pacific American Advisory Committee and…

Trump Supporter Looks Ahead to New Administration:  Lisa Shin calls president-elect a pragmatist on immigration, economy.

By MATTHEW ORMSETH, Rafu Contributor Where many Asian Americans saw an exclusionist whose views on immigration evoked past injustices, Lisa Shin saw a pragmatist unafraid of addressing national security issues head-on, and whose economic savvy could create jobs and return America to the fore of the global economy. Shin, the daughter of South Korean immigrants,…