Tuesday 17th January 2017,

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Wealth Gap among Asian Americans Greater than that of Whites

posted by Louis Chan
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By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

Income inequality became a volatile issue during the 2016 presidential election, propelling the candidacies of both Bernie Sanders and eventual President-elect Donald Trump.

A report by the Center for American Progress found that the wealth gap among Asian Americans exceeds that of Whites. This … Read more

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Indian American Shares Stories of Working with Hillary Clinton

posted by Louis Chan
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Neera Tanden is the president of the Center for American Progress

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

The president of the Center for American Progress took to the stage at the Democratic National Convention to share stories of her time working with Hillary Clinton.

Indian American Neera Tanden helped to shape the policies of Clinton … Read more


Syrian Refugees Victimized by Paris Attacks

posted by Randall

Syrian Refugees

By Tom Jawetz and Ken Gude
Center for American Progress


The primary victims of the violence and chaos perpetrated by the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham, or ISIS, are Syrian civilians. Millions of Syrians have either fled the country or are internally displaced by the fighting between the Assad regime, ISIS, and myriad … Read more

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Asian Americans

Ten New Fact Sheets Released about Asian Americans

posted by Randall

AAPI DataCenter for American ProgressThe Center for American Progress has released ten new fact sheets about the Asian American community.

The sheets were published in cooperation with Karthick Ramakrishnan of AAPI Data.

The fact sheets include data about educational attainment, income and poverty, civic participation, language diversity, immigration and nativity, labor-force participation, and access to health insurance.

The Cambodian Read more

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Zee News: Indian American nominated as US Ambassador to India

posted by Randall

Richard VermaPresident Obama has nominated  Richard Rahul Verma as the next envoy to India, reports Zee News.  If confirmed, Verma would become the first Indian American ever to hold the post.

Initial reaction to the news was positive.

“I know he understands the importance of strengthening the US-India partnership, and I look forward to working with … Read more


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