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A REAL UZBEK DYNASTY
Pursuant to the Sixth Circuit opinion, the BIA on January 5, 2015, ordered the Immigration Court to grant asylum to Mr. Nifadev.
To read the BIA order, please
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Bill Bell and Charleston C. K. Wang
A WIN IN THE U.S.  SIXTH CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS. On August 18, 2014 in Nifadev v. Holder, (Case No. 13-3704/4222
6th Cir. 2014), the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit held that Mikheil B. Nifadev has proven his claim that he
had suffered persecution by reason of his Russian ethnicity at the hands of the security and regular police of Uzbekistan.   The
Court vacated the decision of the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) in Washington, D.C. which had denied Mr. Nifadev asylum,
and the Court remanded the case with additional instructions to the United States Attorney General, including that the BIA should
determine whether the BIA should also reconsider its denial of Nifadev’s application for withholding of removal and protection
under Convention Against Torture (abbreviated CAT for Convention Against Torture And Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading
Treatment or Punishment of the United Nations) in light of the opinion of the Court.  The Sixth Circuit opinion essentially and
explicitly held that
"[b]ecause the IJ [Immigration Judge] appears to have erred in her determination that Nifadev did not suffer
past persecution and because the IJ clearly misinterpreted Nifadev’s credible testimony regarding the ethnic animus of the
Uzbekistan security officials, we find that Nifadev has made out a credible case of being a refugee under the definitions of
8 U.S.C. § 1158(b)(1)(A)."
 [Emphasis added].   The United States Immigration Court in Cleveland, Ohio, had initially
found Mr.  Nifadev and his witnesses to be credible but declined to grant asylum because it erroneously determined that
Mr. Nifadev had NOT suffered persecution.   Shown in photograph on the right is Mr. Mikheil B. Nifadev with Charleston
C. K. Wang, Esq.  who represented Mr. Nifadev during trial and both appeals. To read complete opinion, please
click here.

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THE ASIAN AMERICAN HOUR has gotten bigger - we are now on the air weekly on public radio
WAIF-CINCINNATI 88.3 FM and our broadcast time has moved to prime-time  
THE ASIAN AMERICAN
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CONTINUES 23 YEARS ON THE AIR WITH WAIF 88.3 FM - Date of First Broadcast: 6/7/2001
THE ASIAN AMERICAN HOUR will continue to feature talk, and music, and other good things with a discernable slant
towards Asian American affairs, immigration, and many other issues of interest to our community-at-large.
 
THE ASIAN AMERICAN HOUR is produced and hosted by Charleston Wang, Esq. with John G. O'Neill.
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Pursuant to the Sixth Circuit opinion, the BIA on January 5, 2015, ordered the Immigration Court to grant asylum to Mr. Nifadev.
To read the BIA order, please
click here.

Bill Bell and Charleston C. K. Wang
A WIN IN THE U.S.  SIXTH CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS. On August 18, 2014 in Nifadev v. Holder, (Case No. 13-3704/4222
6th Cir. 2014), the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit held that Mikheil B. Nifadev has proven his claim that he
had suffered persecution by reason of his Russian ethnicity at the hands of the security and regular police of Uzbekistan.   The
Court vacated the decision of the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) in Washington, D.C. which had denied Mr. Nifadev asylum,
and the Court remanded the case with additional instructions to the United States Attorney General, including that the BIA should
determine whether the BIA should also reconsider its denial of Nifadev’s application for withholding of removal and protection
under Convention Against Torture (abbreviated CAT for Convention Against Torture And Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading
Treatment or Punishment of the United Nations) in light of the opinion of the Court.  The Sixth Circuit opinion essentially and
explicitly held that
"[b]ecause the IJ [Immigration Judge] appears to have erred in her determination that Nifadev did not suffer
past persecution and because the IJ clearly misinterpreted Nifadev’s credible testimony regarding the ethnic animus of the
Uzbekistan security officials, we find that Nifadev has made out a credible case of being a refugee under the definitions of
8 U.S.C. § 1158(b)(1)(A)."
 [Emphasis added].   The United States Immigration Court in Cleveland, Ohio, had initially
found Mr.  Nifadev and his witnesses to be credible but declined to grant asylum because it erroneously determined that
Mr. Nifadev had NOT suffered persecution.   Shown in photograph on the right is Mr. Mikheil B. Nifadev with Charleston
C. K. Wang, Esq.  who represented Mr. Nifadev during trial and both appeals. To read complete opinion, please
click here.
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Shakespeare for our times to think about:  
"When sorrows come, they come not single spies but in battalions."
"With Ate by his side come hot from hell, Shall in these confines with a monarch’s voice Cry “Havoc!” and let slip the dogs of war.
Blood and destruction shall be so in use, And dreadful objects so familiar, mothers shall but smile when they behold their infants quartered with the hands of war."
Thus I demonstrate for you the power and anguish of our English language - Charleston Wang 5/23/2024
MEMORIAL DAY USA 5/27/2024
DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER
1890-1969
Supreme Commander
Allied Expeditionary
Forces European
Theatre War Against Nazi
Germany (SHAEF)
1944-45
Army Chief of Staff
1945-48
President
Columbia University
1948-1953
Supreme Allied
Commander
North Atlantic Treaty
Organization (NATO)
1950-52
PRESIDENT OF USA
(REPUBLICAN)
1953-1961
General
of the
Army
1961
MEMORIAL DAY USA 5/27/2024
REMEMBERING D-DAY UTAH BEACH JUNE 6, 1944
Allied Landing at Normandy, Liberation of France & Defeat of Nazi Germany
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Sainte-Mère-Église D-Day June 6, 1944
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Gold Beach at Arromane D-Day June 6, 1944
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REMEMBERING D-DAY OMAHA BEACH JUNE 6, 1944
Allied Landing at Normandy, Liberation of France & Defeat of Nazi Germany
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HAPPY BIRTHDAY
OKSANA
2024
FOREVER DIAMOND
Taste of Silverton 6/15/2024
Taste of Silverton 6/15/2024
SECOND WIND
Taste of Silverton 6/15/2024
ERIC KEARNEY & FRIENDS
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EID AL ADHA MUBARAK 6/16/2024
Allah provided Ibrahim with a lamb to avoid the sacrifice of his beloved son
Eid Al Adha also celebrates the completion of the Hajj
MOO MOO SECRET DIET REVEALED
L'agneau à la Mauritanienne

Christ Church Cathedral in the City of Cincinnati 6/16/2024
Summer Picnic Happy Father's Day Happy Juneteenth
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St. John"
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HAPPY JULY 4TH
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USA!
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Montgomery Ohio USA!
             THE BALKANIZATION OF THE USA & THE END OF E PLURIBUS UNUM

Have we forgotten the meaning of E Pluribus Unum?   The phrase means "Out of many, one”  It is the motto chosen by the thirteen colonies who came together, with
such hope, and trepidation on July 4, 1776, to constitute a new Nation, the United States of America.   Two centuries and a half later, in 2021, former President George
W, Bush wrote a book entitled:
Out of Many, One: Portraits of America's Immigrants,  a book to be read in every high school.

Today, the dream of
E Pluribus Unum is in great danger of turning into the nightmare of the balkanization of America.  Wikipedia defines "balkanization” as the “process
involving the fragmentation a country  into multiple smaller and hostile units” and “it is usually caused by differences in ethnicity, culture, religion, and some other factors
such as past grievances”. The word is based on the name of the Balkan region in southeastern Europe that was broken into several small nations in the early twentieth
century resulting in the slaughter of humanity and destruction of old regimes during World War I  followed by  a Second World War.

Are Americans in 2024 getting ready to turn their backs on
E Pluribus Unum?    As a body politic, we all carry our share of this terrible march towards balkanization of
the USA.

In my opinion, the political Left with it inexorable  drive to correct inequalities based on race, color, religion, sex, and national contributes to balkanization.  Nevertheless,
it is a historical fact that there are no one from Africa or Asia nor any Natives of America among the signers of the Declaration of Independence – indeed they were all
White Men, immigrants from Europe, some being owners of enslaved people. On the other hand, and in my opinion, the political Right  is reacting towards the
status quo ante bellum 1861, a time when the Union was bloodily fractured into two.  Today, both the Left and the Right claim the political truth.

As the rest of the world is stunned by the political forces seeking the balkanization of the USA, great dictators such as Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping, and lesser tyrants
such as Kim Jung Un and the Ayatollah Khamenei are busy talking and rubbing their hands in anticipation of the demise of the USA, the fall of bastion of democracy in the
World.  Ironically, it was the Soviet Union that experienced balkanization in 1991,  a
fait accompli that Putin is desperately trying to reverse by invading Ukraine, once a
founding member of the USSR.

Is America in such a desperate and foreclosed position as to require the balkanization of
E Pluribus Unum?  Certainly Not!  With the balkanization of the Soviets, the U S
has emerged from a long Cold War as the greatest of the world democracies.  Indeed, I suggest the American Century began not in 1945 but with the fall of the Berlin Wall
after former President Ronald Reagan told Mr. Mikhail Gorbachev to tear down that wall.

But today, the USA is in danger of being diminished by self-inflicted balkanization from our own historical amnesia, false self-doubt, and magnified by the urge for self-
serving  political power.  Both the Left and the Right seem prepared to risk balkanization to feed their selfish political hunger.  Yes, our Declaration of Independence has
short-comings, and the Constitution is not a perfect document but one that is created to accommodate changes that the future will bring.

In the final analysis,
E Pluribus Unum is the one solid foundation on which our democracy was conceived and upon which an enduring Nation was founded.  It must not
be balkanized by either the political Left or political Right.  Instead,
E Pluribus Unum as an ideal, must be preserved because these United States of America was born
and must continue as the beacon for democracy for the world.

Charleston C K Wang.  July 4, 2024
MOO MOO SECRET DIET EXPOSED!
Chef's Special Creation for moomoocow
Pan Seared Cod in Herb Sauce & Tomatoes (a la Provencal)
Avec le Vin Rosé Côte de Gascogne
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7/7/2024