Tuesday 28th March 2017,

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Indian American/ South Asian American

Indian Americans, Hindus Rally for Donald Trump

posted by Randall
Donald Trump

Donald Trump addresses 5-8,000 Indian American & Hindu supporters in New Jersey

More than 5,000 Indian Americans and Hindus rallied in support of Donald Trump Saturday in Edison, NJ, reported NJ.com.

“We can’t have prosperity without security, and that is why we appreciate the great friend India has been to the United States in … Read more

Asian Americans

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

Asian Americans

Most Extensive Study of Asian Americans Ever Approved

posted by Randall

Asians in America mapBy Ed Diokno

Asian Americans have long suffered as the forgotten minority, invisible on the American consciousness except for the ubiquitous Chinese restaurants found in almost every town in the U.S. That invisibility was  made even worse by the lack of data about AAPIs because pollsters and surveyors thought the community “statistically” insignificant.

Despite their … Read more


California: Dissecting Asian American opposition to affirmative action in higher ed

posted by Randall

BerkeleyAsian Americans, without a doubt, have been the most visible opponents to SCA5, the just blocked California bill that would have proposed a state constitutional amendment to reinstate race as a factor for admissions into California universities.

Others opposed have been content to let Asian Americans do the work for them.

So what accounts for … Read more

East Asian American

Los Angeles Times: Republicans face long odds in winning back Asian American vote

posted by Randall

voteAsian Americans have run away from the Republican party in the last 20 years faster than any other voting group, reports the Los Angeles Times.

That isn’t news to Asian Americans who follow politics closely, but perhaps what is news is the Republicans struggle to win that vote back.

The Grand Old Party which … Read more

Community Issues

Asian Fortune: Asian American Businesses Going Green

posted by Randall

environmentMore Asian American owned businesses are turning to environmental friendly practices as the core foundation of their mission, reports Asian Fortune.

According to Buck Consultants, a 2011 MIT study found that sustainability is now a part of  70 percent of corporate agendas.

The fact that Asian American businesses are a big part of this shouldn’t … Read more


Angry Asian Man: Asian Americans Need to Stop being Slackers

posted by Randall

ballotThe stereotype of Asian Americans is that we’re hard working and over achievers. Unfortunately when it comes to politics and community engagement, the community is  made up of a majority of  slackers.

That’s the opinion of Karthick Ramakrishnan, a guest blogger today for  Angry Asian Man.

Ramakrishnan is a political science professor at the … Read more


Money Could Give Asian Americans a Voice on Important Issues

posted by Randall

voteTen year ago this August, a study commissioned by the Asian American Journalists Association and the Reynolds School of Journalism at the University of Nevada, Reno focused on the lack of national polling breaking out the opinions of Asian Americans.

Ten years later, a review by AsAmNews finds the opinions of the fastest growing ethnic … Read more


Times of India: @GOP Names #Indian American to Lead Outreach to Community

posted by Randall

BallotThe Republican party has named Shalli Kumar of Chicago to lead its outreach efforts to voters in the Indian American community, reports Times of India.

Sixty-eight percent of Indian Americans voted for Barack Obama in 2012, according to the National Asian American Survey. That’s more than any other Asian American ethnic group.

Republicans hope … Read more


Policy Shop: Study Finds Asian Americans Rocked the Vote in 2012

posted by Randall

voteNew results out from a post-election survey of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders found that nearly 8 out of 10 eligible AAPI voters cast a ballot in 2012, reports the Policy Shop.

The 79 percent turnout from Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders surpassed by more than 20 percentage points the turnout from the general population. … Read more


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