Archive for September, 2014

Rising Trend of Asian American Candidates Continues

Posted on September 26th, 2014 by imprentacomm

Election Day (November 4) will again show the rising trend of Asian American and Pacific Islander or AAPI candidates. Americans of Asian ancestry are running in top national races this year. They also figure in local, city and state campaigns. What makes this year exciting is that more new faces are joining seasoned candidates in […]

Asians have highest income in the US, study says

Posted on September 26th, 2014 by imprentacomm

Whites are no longer the most well-off race in America, according to a new study on income inequality by researchers at Stanford University and the University of California, Irvine. “Americans have long [considered] whites as the most privileged, highest income earners and blacks as the least,” said Stanley Bailey, UCI associate professor of sociology, in […]

Community health overview: Hmong Americans

Posted on September 26th, 2014 by imprentacomm

According to the 2010 U.S. Census the eight largest Asian American populations in Minnesota are the Hmong, Asian Indian, Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean, Filipino, Laotian, and Cambodian communities. Specifically, 27 percent of the total population identify themselves as Hmong, 15.5 percent are Asian Indian, 11.7 percent are Chinese, 11.1 percent are Vietnamese, 4.9 percent are Laotians, […]

Asian Investors Thrive in Finding a Home for Their Cash

Posted on September 9th, 2014 by imprentacomm

According to recent research compiled by PCA, Asian Americans are the biggest, youngest, and largest investors in real estate Asians continue to lead other ethnic groups when it comes to investments. In fact, there are nearly 19 million Asian Americans nationwide, and they continue to be the fastest growing racial group in the United States. […]

Cornyn Aims at Asian Voters in Texas

Posted on September 9th, 2014 by imprentacomm

It was the primary that was supposed to give Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, a scare. But the incumbent Republican sailed through easily and is expecting to do the same against a Democrat in the fall. So without much of an electoral threat, Cornyn is now attempting to expand his party’s base with Asian voters. In Texas. [READ: In Texas, […]

Chinese builder Landsea to invest $1 billion in U.S. housing market

Posted on September 9th, 2014 by imprentacomm

A Chinese home builder is poised to invest $1 billion into the U.S. housing market, starting with two developments in California and one in New York. The venture, by Nanjing company Landsea Group, could signal the beginning of a wave of Chinese investments in single-family homes in the U.S., part of a larger influx of […]

Chinese Americans: Discrimination in US Still a Problem, but Improving

Posted on September 4th, 2014 by imprentacomm

WASHINGTON — At a White House ceremony on July 4, President Barrack Obama hosted 25 foreign-born members of the U.S. military in celebrating the anniversary of American independence.  Representing 15 different countries, including China, Obama called the group a vivid reminder that America is and always has been a nation of immigrants.  Despite their American […]

N.Y. candidates court Asian-American voters

Posted on September 4th, 2014 by imprentacomm

ALBANY – The two Democratic candidates for New York lieutenant governor are courting the votes of Asian-Americans and highlighting the political influence of the nation’s fastest growing minority group. Tim Wu would be the first Asian-American elected to statewide office in New York if he wins the lieutenant governorship. On Thursday, the Columbia University law professor […]