Archive for February, 2015

New Jobs Data to Provide More Accurate Picture of Asian America

Posted on February 11th, 2015 by imprentacomm

Fewer Asian Americans were unemployed last month, as the unemployment rate for Asian Americans was at 4 percent compared, to 5.7 percent for the nation. More importantly, the number has gone down steadily from October 2014, when it reached 5 percent. It dropped to 4.7 percent in November; 4.2 percent in December, and finally to […]

Chinese Americans growing as spenders

Posted on February 11th, 2015 by imprentacomm

Gravity Media strategist Larry Moskowitz presents his company’s report on Asian Americans in the United States. Lia Zhu/China Daily Working hard day and night. Saving money for their children. That might be the image of Chinese Americans of the past, but not now according to a report that says today’s Chinese Americans are more affluent […]

The Asian Diaspora From the GOP

Posted on February 11th, 2015 by imprentacomm

In Japanese, you say sayonara; in Korean, you say jagbyeol insa; in Hindi, you say alavida; and in Chinese, you say zàijiàn. When translated, this is how you say goodbye in these respective languages–and that’s what Asians are saying to the Republican Party. The Republican share of the Asian vote has been on a precipitous […]

About 10 million Latino citizens and 3.6 million Asian American citizens are eligible to vote but have yet to register

Posted on February 3rd, 2015 by imprentacomm

How Arizona, Texas, and other solidly red states could soon turn purple Some of the country’s most traditionally conservative states are at a greater risk of turning purple than the GOP might realize. More than 25 million new Hispanic and Asian voters could join the electorate by 2020, according to a new study by the Partnership […]

Why Vietnamese Americans show strength at the ballot box

Posted on February 3rd, 2015 by imprentacomm

Vietnamese American voters could be the deciding factor in who wins a seat on the Orange County Board of Supervisors. According to an analysis of mail ballots, Vietnamese American voters had a high turnout in the extremely tight First District race between Democrat Lou Correa, a Democrat, and Andrew Do, a Republican. A tally of […]