Josie Huang


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Josie Huang reports on Asian American communities for KPCC. She previously covered housing and immigration for the station. She grew up in Taiwan and Maryland, and worked in public radio and newspapers in New England before joining KPCC in 2012.

Stories by Josie Huang

LA Mayor's Office helps defer deportation for young immigrants

The Mayor's Office opened up council chambers and the rotunda so volunteers could provide legal assistance to those eligible for the federal Deferred Action program.

Let's talk race: California legislative committee holds hearings across the state

A New Year's Eve attack by two Latino men from Compton on four African-Americans prompted the creation of a special legislative committee to explore race issues.

In immigration news: Obama promises post-shutdown reform push, deportation milestone approaching, Latinos and the Dodgers, more

President Obama says immigration reform will become a priority again once the fiscal crisis is resolved. This and more.

Asian-American Christians protest Saddleback Church Facebook post

Two incidents at Rick Warren's Saddleback Church exposed tensions between Asian-American churchgoers and the larger evangelical Christian community.

Emotional roller coaster for fans of Mexico's national team

Mexico escapes elimination one more time and sends it's soccer fans on an emotional roller coaster ride. Next stop - Costa Rica

Diversity on TV may be good for the ratings

A UCLA analysis of 67 scripted cable and broadcast shows found that those with more diverse cast members posted above-average ratings.

New Republican outreach strategy woos California Latinos

Republicans hire their first-ever Hispanic state director in California and announce a new strategy to court the Latino vote in strategic areas across the country.

Finding bone marrow matches is harder for some ethnic groups

Bone marrow donations can potentially save the lives of people with leukemia, lymphoma and other blood cancers. But it can be difficult finding donors, especially within certain ethnic communities.

Inside California's Domestic Workers Bill of Rights

The new law is directed at workers in situations where providing one-on-one personal care accounts for 80 percent or more of their duties.

Irvine's Asian population booms, boosting real estate sales

Irvine is now one of the hottest real estate markets in the nation, partly due to its appeal to Asian homebuyers attracted to the planned community’s wide boulevards, open space and new construction.

Immigration reform push intensifies as Syria tensions ease

Immigration reform advocates see an opening to take center stage and build momentum for federal action.

Julie Chen's eyelid surgery comment draws praise, criticism

When "The Talk" co-host Julie Chen disclosed her eyelid surgery, she set off a storm of reaction on social media, including criticism and praise.

KPCC live event: Calif. House members react to Obama's Syria speech (video)

Speaking by phone at an event in the Crawford Family Forum, members of California's Congressional delegation backed President Obama's shift in focus from a military strike.

Thousands vie for 10 open firefighter positions in Pasadena

4,000 people showed up on Monday to take an entrance exam to be a firefighter in Pasadena, even though the fire department has only 10 vacancies.

Status of memorial to Japanese World War 2 detainees faces challenge

A developer is suing L.A. for granting special status to a planned memorial intended to recognize Japanese detained by the U.S. government during World War 2.