A poll of a representative sample of 500 Asian Americans found a significant number in the community say they have personally experienced discrimination.
The survey conducted by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health is part of a larger survey of African Americans, Latinos, Asian Americans, Native Americans, … Read more
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
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