By Brittney Le
AsAmNews Staff Writer
With immigration reform expected to come soon, many undocumented students in the U.S. are uncertain of what the future holds for them. Kenzi Hilario, along with many other undocumented API students, are continuing to work hard to … Read more
Conservative jurist James Ho has been confirmed to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans, reports the Dallas News.
His confirmation gives President Trump the most circuit picks confirmed in the first year in office.
In the face of a federal investigation into discrimination against Asian Americans, Harvard has announced its rate of acceptance of Asian Americans for the class of 2022 is up.
The university says early admittance of Asian American applicants surged to 24.2 percent this year. That’s up from 21.7 percent … Read more
Harvard University has agreed to turn over documents requested by the Justice Department in its investigation of alleged discrimination against Asian American applicants, reports the New York Times.
The confidential documents contain both applicant and student records. The university agreed to turn them over if the DOJ reviewed them only at the offices of … Read more
The Department of Justice is upping its pressure on Harvard in its investigation of discrimination against Asian Americans at the elite university.
A letter from the DOJ to the school obtained by the Wall Street Journal stated Harvard is being investigated under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which bans discrimination … Read more
That seems to be the burning question in the debate over affirmative action in college admissions.
By now, you know the arguments.
Johnny had perfect SAT scores and a 4.4 GPA, how could he not be admitted to Harvard when others with … Read more
A new report concludes that Silicon Valley high tech companies have a long way to go to reflect the workforce of the San Francisco Bay area, one of the most diverse regions in the country.
Although a… Read more
Through the Freedom of Information Act, American Oversight and the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law confirmed the review by the Department of Justice.
“This is a deeply troubling revelation that potentially threatens … Read more
Documents made public by Buzzfeed through the Freedom of Information Act may give a boost to the argument that Asian Americans face discrimination in admissions.
The documents reveal comments made by admissions officers on applications to Princeton from Asian American applicants.
Common comments included “very familiar profiles,” “standard premeds,” or “difficult to pluck out.”
The … Read more