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
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
KLAS 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
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.
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
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
Asian 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
The 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
Asian American immigrants to America had roles as founders of 40 percent of all Fortune 500 companies– accounting for annual revenues of $4.2 trillion and a worldwide workforce of 10 million people, according to an article in the Asia Society. But the number of immigrant entrepreneurs has slowed significantly and some blame America’s broken immigration … Read more