Archive for September, 2013

L.A. County is the Capital of Asian America

Posted on September 28th, 2013 by imprentacomm

  Posted on September 27, 2013   A map of the Asian/Pacific Islander population of L.A. County, by census tract. | Photo: Asian Americans Advancing Justice – LA   Earlier this week, the nonprofit organization Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles released its demographic research report, “A Community Of Contrasts: Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians […]

Asian Americans are the Fastest Growing Minority in the U.S. and It’s Bad News for the GOP

Posted on September 28th, 2013 by imprentacomm

Posted on September 24, 2013   The much ballyhooed analysis post-2012 election mainly focused on the influence of the Latino electorate, the GOP’s inability to appeal to minority voters, and President Obama’s historically poor showing amongst white voters. But not enough was written about an emerging force in U.S. politics: the Asian-American vote.   The […]

In Immigration News: House Reform Plan Questioned, LA’s Growing Asian-American Population

Posted on September 28th, 2013 by imprentacomm

Posted on September 26, 2013   Some House Democrats are floating a proposal that would combine an early version of the Senate’s immigration reform bill with a House GOP border security bill, replacing the “border surge” provision adopted by the Senate in June. But critics within the party are questioning the idea.   House Democrats […]

New Report Shows Asian American Community Remains Los Angeles’ Fastest Growing

Posted on September 28th, 2013 by imprentacomm

Posted on September 26, 2013   LOS ANGELES – According to a new report released yesterday by Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles, Los Angeles County’s large Asian American and Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (NHPI) communities continued to grow dramatically over the past decade, fueling even greater diversity in a county whose overall […]

Asian American Voter Bloc Grows, But Unique Challenges Persist

Posted on September 28th, 2013 by imprentacomm

Posted on September 11, 2031   As the fastest-growing ethnic group in the country, Asian Americans are an increasingly critical population of voters. Nearly four million Asian Americans voted in the 2012 election, representing a 16 percent increase from those who voted in 2008, and a 91 percent increase from those who voted in 2000. […]

Cultural Stigma Hurts Asian American Teens with Depression

Posted on September 28th, 2013 by imprentacomm

Posted on September 9, 2013   Editor’s Note: The following article is part one of a three-part series on Asian Americans and mental health.   It was late on a school night—3 a.m.—and Tracy’s 17-year-old son, Jason, was still playing video games in their one-bedroom apartment in Flushing, New York. The noise infuriated her and […]

The Asian American Supermarket: More Than Just a Grocery Store

Posted on September 28th, 2013 by imprentacomm

An aisle full of Asian sauces and spices at Hong Kong Market in the San Gabriel Valley. | Photo: Elson Trinidad   Posted on September 17, 2013   The ethnic restaurants that dot the multicultural Southern California landscape are perhaps the most prominent ways that people can either introduce themselves to a certain culture, or […]

Oceanic Time Warner Cable Launches Two New Asian American Networks Serving Korean and Vietnamese Hawaiians

Posted on September 28th, 2013 by imprentacomm

Posted on September 24, 2013   Oceanic Time Warner Cable, the leading service provider for TV and Internet in the State of Hawaii, announced today the launch of two additional popular Asian networks to its diverse cable services.   TVK2, a sister channel to TVK, targets a growing Korean-American audience and features music, lifestyle, drama, […]