Thursday 19th January 2017,

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Asian Americans

Some Groups Oppose Getting More Information about Asian Americans

posted by Louis Chan

AB 1726 ProtestAB 1726By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent


The same divide that exists among Asian groups over affirmative action in higher education is surfacing again–this time in California over a bill that would disaggregate data among Asian Americans.

The social media activist group 18 Million Rising is urging people to call their legislators to urge passage … Read more

Asian Americans

Deadline to Get Health Insurance Under Affordable Care Act is Sunday

posted by Randall

Vivek MurthyBy Vivek Murthy
Surgeon General

(This is reposted from the White House Initiative on Asian Americans & Pacific Islanders)

Before the Affordable Care Act, about 2 million Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) were uninsured. Among some AAPI groups — such as Korean, Tongan, Pakistani, and Thai Americans — nearly one in four people … Read more


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