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Trump’s Executive Order on H1B Visas Affecting Indian IT Workers

posted by Jiayi Sun

H1B Visa

President Trump’s executive order cracking down on the use of H1B visas could greatly affect Indian workers.

According to The Indian Panorama, about 70 percent of the 85,000 H1B visas handed out each year go to people from India. H1B visas are used to hire foreign employees for highly skilled jobs which could not … Read more

Chinese American

Jan 10, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Alibaba’s Jack Ma Meets with Trump. Promises 1 Million Jobs, but Don’t Believe It

Alibaba’s Jack Ma Meets with Trump. Promises 1 Million Jobs, but Don’t Believe It

posted by Randall

Jack Ma

Jack Ma, Executive Chairman of Alibaba

Alibaba’s executive chairman Jack Ma met with President-elect Donald Trump to discuss his plan to create 1 million jobs in the United States, but that claim is already being met with skepticism.
 
Alibaba is the Amazon of China and accounts for 80 percent of China’s online shopping market.… Read more

Chinese American

Safety and Employment Concerns Prompts Philadelphia to Revive Asian American Commission

posted by Randall
Philadelphia protest against crimes targeting Asian Americans

Violence against Asian Americans in Philadelphia sparked protests last October

By Ed Diokno

A spate of burglaries against Asian American businesses and the need to attract more high-tech firms has prompted Philadelphia’s mayor to revive the Commission on Asian American Affairs.

“We’re about 6 percent of the population here,” said John Chin, executive director of … Read more

Asian Americans

Oct 12, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Survey Finds Racial Discrimination a Major Concern of Asian American Pacific Islanders Voters

Survey Finds Racial Discrimination a Major Concern of Asian American Pacific Islanders Voters

posted by Louis Chan

National Asian American Survey CoverBy Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

A multilingual survey of 2,000 Asian American and Pacific Islander voters found that the economy and jobs, terrorism and racial discrimination are their three most important issues entering the election.

Both terrorism and the economy ranked high in a recent poll of the general electorate as well by the … Read more

Chinese American

Jul 10, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on KLAS: Five legal Chinese immigrants denied opportunity for citizenship

KLAS: Five legal Chinese immigrants denied opportunity for citizenship

posted by Randall

Statue of LibertyKLAS is reporting that the path to citizenship for five Chinese nationals in Las Vegas has been derailed.

The five came to the United States under the federal EB-5 Immigrant Investor program. Participants are eligible for citizenship if they invest a half million dollars and employ 10 American citizens within two years.

All five were … Read more

Chinese American

May 14, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on VOA: The Asian American link to the African American community

VOA: The Asian American link to the African American community

posted by Randall

Ellen Wu Ellen Wu, the author of the Color of Success, Asian Americans and the Origin of the Model Minority, gives props to the African American community for the advances they helped achieve for Asian Americans and all minorities.

In an interview with Voice of America, Wu talked about the 60’s and said “I … Read more

Community Issues

Aug 10, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on Curbed: New LA Chinatown Walmart to Soon Open

Curbed: New LA Chinatown Walmart to Soon Open

posted by Randall
Walmart in Beijing

Walmart in Beijing
Galaygobi

A huge Walmart sign has gone up in Los Angeles’ Chinatown, another signal that the controversial retailer is on track to open this month, reports Curbed

Community groups have been fighting the controversial retailer since it announced plans to open. Many fear it will change the character of the ethnic neighborhood. … Read more

Top Story

Jul 23, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on Asian Fortune: President Obama Meets with Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus

Asian Fortune: President Obama Meets with Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus

posted by Randall

President ObamaPresident Obama met with the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus at the White House today to discuss a wide range of issues including immigration reform.

Mister Obama urged the Caucus members to push the House to pass reform which he says is necessary to reduce the deficit, improve the economy and create jobs, according to … Read more

Blogs

Dec 23, 2012 Ξ Comments Off on EE Times: Story about #Asian Americans in High Tech Opens Up Door to #Racism

EE Times: Story about #Asian Americans in High Tech Opens Up Door to #Racism

posted by Randall

High Tech CampusAsian Americans now make up the majority of the workforce in the high tech industry in the San Francisco Bay Area’s Silicon Valley. The recent report by the Mercury News said jobs for Asian American came at the expense of predominantly white workers and to a lesser extent black & Hispanic workers.

A blog in … Read more

Community Issues

Dec 20, 2012 Ξ Comments Off on Chicago Tribune: Chef Training Program A Path to Jobs for Chinese Immigrants

Chicago Tribune: Chef Training Program A Path to Jobs for Chinese Immigrants

posted by Randall

restaurantThe Chef Training Program at the Chinese American Service League  in Chicago has a track record it can brag about.  Nearly seventy percent of its 1,400 graduates have found jobs within 6 months of graduation.

The program’s success comes from successful alumni who have returned to the training program to find good employees. The program … Read more

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