Republish our articles for free, online or in print, under Creative Commons licence. But in the current anti-immigrant climate, many Asian-Americans fear how the government will use census data. They believe that by identifying their race or national origin, they will become targets for discrimination.
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Chinese New Year parades have their origins in the California Gold Rush, when immigrants sought to share their culture. Various Chinese communities around the world also use this calendar. The beginnings of the Chinese calendar can be traced back to the 14th century B.
How the mainstreaming of multiracialism is forcing a more fluid definition of Asian American identity. Like many immigrants, my parents see identity as a bucket. My mother and father had come to America carefully bearing a pail of old-world traditions, cherished customs, shining morals and rock-ribbed ethics; they'd worked hard and sacrificed greatly to give me and my sister the things they never had.
Unfortunately, this "whitewashing" is still prevalent today. For instance, blockbuster hit "The Martian" was slammed for casting white actors in roles played by Asian characters in Andy Weir's novel. InEmma Stone was cast to play a woman who is one quarter Chinese and one quarter Hawaiian in "Aloha.
In a controversial and closely watched federal trial last fall, an anti-affirmative action group, Students for Fair Admissions, argued that Harvard discriminates against Asian American applicants by holding them to higher academic standards and rating them poorly on personal characteristics. The university does this in order to artificially suppress the rate of admission among Asian Americans, the group claimed. The solution, according to the plaintiffs: Harvard must eliminate altogether the consideration of race and ethnicity in its admissions decisions.
Updated Edition, April 04, This new edition of our report on Asian Americans provides data on 14 smaller Asian origin groups with population counts belowin the Census, along with detailed data on the economic and demographic characteristics of adults in nine of these groups. Our original report contained survey and Census data on all Asian Americans as well as specific information on the six largest Asian origin groups. Asian Americans are the highest-income, best-educated and fastest-growing racial group in the United States. They are more satisfied than the general public with their lives, finances and the direction of the country, and they place more value than other Americans do on marriage, parenthood, hard work and career success, according to a comprehensive new nationwide survey by the Pew Research Center.
By Erica Brandbergh Columnist November 13, I once asked my dad, out of curiosity, whether he put Caucasian, Asian or both on surveys that ask about his race. I asked if he identified with one more than the other, and he was unsure of that as well.