By Shirley N Lew
AsAmNews New York Correspondent
Local political pressure is now on President Obama to make an official apology for the passing of the 1882 Chinese Exclusion Act before he leaves office.
In early May, Senior Director of the Chinese Freemasons, Karlin Chan created a “We The People” petition in an effort to … Read more
What’s happening in upstate New York mirrors what’s happening with immigrants in other parts of the country(Photo by Christian Reed).
The Times Union reports these new immigrants are shifting the patterns of earlier immigrants to this country. No longer are they settling in urban areas, but many are going straight to the suburbs.
Indians … Read more
The group is headed by SB Woo, a former Lieutenant Governor from Delaware in the 1980s. A former Democrat himself, Woo is now reportedly registered as an independent.
What is the Asian American fascination with Jeremy Lin? (photo by David Shankbone)
A blog by Daniel Koh for the Huffington Post concludes the Asian American community needs more Jeremy Lins.
Is it his underdog story of graduating from Harvard and overcoming the odds by breaking into a line up in the NBA?
Of … Read more
The author and Yale professor who declared the Chinese method of tiger parenting superior to the American way for raising children now grants this notion of the superior Chinese, not only for parenting, but for … Read more
William Wong is proud of his surname.
It’s Gee, not Wong. But the world knows him only as a Wong.
His family was one of many Chinese families who immigrated to America before World War II.(pictured Angel Island Immigration Station, courtesy California State Parks)
“We knew when we were growing up in Oakland Chinatown we … Read more
It was a largely flattering … Read more
A study by Qing Zhou, an assistant professor of psychology at UC Berkeley and head of the campus’ Culture and Family Laboratory, found that children raised by tiger parents “tend to develop more aggression and have more social problems.” reports XO Jane.
Zhou’s study followed 250 Chinese American immigrant families with kids (photo by … Read more
The Monterey Park City Council has given the thumbs down to an ordinance that would have essentially banned signs in just Chinese and would have required some “modern Latin lettering” on storefront signs.