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May 19, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Asian Americans with Some College Most Likely to Intermarry

Asian Americans with Some College Most Likely to Intermarry

posted by Randall
Interracial Marriage

photo by Anthony Van Dyck

A new study released by the Pew Research Center has found Asian Americans with some college education are the most likely to marry someone from another race.

The results quantify what many in the community know about mixed marriages.

Among all ethnic groups, Asian Americans are the most likely to … Read more

Asian Americans

Apr 26, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on The Number of AAPIs Will Surpass African Americans by Mid-century

The Number of AAPIs Will Surpass African Americans by Mid-century

posted by Randall

Asian immigration

By Ed Diokno

PSST! Don’t tell anyone, but the number of Asian Americans will surpass African Americans by the middle of this century.

A recent report from Pew Research Center, 10 Demographic Trends Shaping the U.S., glossed over this hugely significant shift. In one of their graphs accompanying the report, it showed that … Read more

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Nov 7, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on Pew: Who’s Multiracial Depends on How You Ask

Pew: Who’s Multiracial Depends on How You Ask

posted by Randall

Hapa

Measuring multi-racial identity is harder than it may seem, according to a new report from the Pew Research Center.

Pew broke it down and found depending on how you asked greatly influenced the final outcome.

Method 1 is known as the standard two-question measure. Anyone who listed more than one or more race is … Read more

Blogs

Washington Post: Fears the Asians Are Taking Over

posted by Randall
Statue of Paul Revere

Paul Revere Statue by Cyrus E. Dallin, North End, Boston, MA.JPG. Licensed under Wikipedia commons

“The Asians are coming, the Asians are coming.”

Paul Revere must have been turning over in his grave last week after an underlying tone of some articles about a population shift in this country that seemed to be warning of … Read more

Asian Americans

Sep 28, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on Asians to Become Largest Immigrant Group in U.S. by 2055

Asians to Become Largest Immigrant Group in U.S. by 2055

posted by Randall

Citizenship Ceremonycitizenship ceremonyThe face of America will change immensely during the next 40 years.

A new study from the Pew Research Center finds Asians will become the largest immigrant group in the country by 2055.

The report projects Asians will make up 36% of all immigrants compared to 34 percent for Hispanics. That trend will continue into … Read more

Asian Americans

Multiracial Asians More Likely to Identify as White

posted by Randall

Hapa
 
A wide ranging study by the  Pew Research Center found multiracial Asians are more likely to identify as White.

That’s just one of the findings which also revealed that multiracial Americans are growing at a rate three times faster than the general population. Since 2000, when the U.S.Census starting allowing respondents to check more … Read more

Asian Americans

Dec 2, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on KPCC: Who Doesn’t Benefit from Obama’s Immigration Reform Plan?

KPCC: Who Doesn’t Benefit from Obama’s Immigration Reform Plan?

posted by Randall

Pew breakdown of Obama immigration reformA breakdown by the Pew Research Center finds most of the 5.8 million undocumented immigrants who won’t benefit from Obama’s immigration reform are unmarried and relative newcomers, reports KPCC (graphic from Pew Research Center).

Pew found most also don’t have US-born children and are likely not to come from Mexico.

Undocumented immigrants in California … Read more

Asian Americans

Aug 31, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on VOA: The Term Asian American is a Double Edged Sword

VOA: The Term Asian American is a Double Edged Sword

posted by Randall

Asian American movementHistorian, civil rights activist and scholar Yuji Ichioka coined the term Asian American in the 1960s to unify the diverse Asian American groups, according to Wikipedia.  It became a self-identifying label in the Asian American movement and replaced the term Oriental which many Asian Americans associated with the stereotypes others placed on them.

Yet … Read more

Blogs

Apr 9, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on Pew: Asian American voter participating lags other groups

Pew: Asian American voter participating lags other groups

posted by Randall

voteThere’s been a lot of talk lately about Asian Americans being a growing political force, especially after a loud segment of the Chinese American community stopped SCA5. That bill was aimed at bringing back affirmative action to college admissions in California.

But none of that “power” or influence will mean a thing if they don’t … Read more

Chinese American

Jan 31, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on Pew: Asian Americans split on effectiveness of immigration system

Pew: Asian Americans split on effectiveness of immigration system

posted by Randall

Citizenship Ceremonycitizenship ceremonyA new poll from the Pew Research Center has found Asian Americans are evenly split about their opinions on the effectiveness of the US immigration system.(photos by City of Salisbury)
 
45% says the system works pretty well and requires only minor changes. 47% says the system needs to be completely rebuilt.
 
An … Read more

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