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美國新冠疫情日記06/19


美國新冠疫情日記06/19


Money And Votes


With arrangement assistance by Congressman Al Green, we had an opportunity to meet with State Senator Royce West. He represents the Democratic Party and is challenging for the current U.S. Senator seat. As an African-American, Mr. West has been a Texas Senator for the last twenty-six years.


In the meeting, Senator West expressed his worry and deep concern about the current political and economic situation in the nation and how we can be united together to fight for our future.


Chairman of the Southwest District Kenneth Li and Attorney Dawn Lin were among the meeting participants.


In the last several years a lot of politicians have come to visit our community, especially at election time. They want to get financial support and votes. This is normal, but after they get elected, not too many of them come back to us and listen to our problems.


We as an Asian minority group, we really appreciate what the civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King did it for us. He was the one who fought for civil liberty and equal rights for all. For so many reasons, we have not reached that goal in our society. So today we are witnessing racial unrest and social injustice all over the nation.


Today the U.S. Supreme Court ruling declared that the Trump administration’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, known as DACA, was “arbitrary and capricious,” and therefore violated federal law. We hope all these young men and women will now stay in America and become outstanding citizens.


The November election is coming up. We urge everyone to use your vote wisely because this is our future and our nation’s future.




              華亞裔的選票和鈔票

准備參選美國參議員的德州參議員威斯,日前在美國衆議員格林之安排下和華亞裔社區領袖做了一個非常有意義之座談,威斯參議員在德州州議會服務已經二十六年之久,他此次出馬希望代表民主黨來挑戰現任之美國參議員。

威斯議員是非裔人士,他說:“當我們國家面臨前所未有之國內外困境,我們應該以手足之情相互提攜,當天參加的還有西南區主席李雄和林富貴律師。

數十年來,美國政界都知道他們在華亞裔社區有許多金主,但不一定是選票,所以每當競選時期,大家都希望來和我們搏感情, 這也是人之常情。

我深深覺得,今天我們有幸在美國社會爭取到的一些公民平等法律,應該感謝當年民權運動領袖金恩博士之犧牲奉獻,早在六十年代初期,我們還身處在黑白種族隔離之大環境中,不是非裔人士之大力奮鬥,許多人也就來不了美國,由于近半世紀以來,我們的社會教育問題,一直無法達成當年民權運動領袖之訴求,目前在社會各階層造成之種族抗爭是有其曆史之因素。

我們欣見最高法院裁定讓當年由非法進入美國之父母帶來的八十萬年輕人得到永久居留之權利,這也是我們尊重人權生命的表現。

我們瞭解有許多支持共和黨之華亞裔人士,減少稅收,小政府,反對政府赤字,但是從另一個角度來看,民主黨是較照顧弱勢,保障民權,這也是我們在美國社會極力要爭取之部分。

各項地方聯邦及總統大選已經開跑,我們在做金錢捐獻及投票時,大家必須叁思,十一月之選舉和我們個人和國家前途是息息相關。