Archive for February, 2017

Report finds U.S.-born Asian Americans report more discrimination than immigrants

Posted on February 28th, 2017 by imprentacomm

Around one in four Asian Americans reported personally being discriminated against because they’re Asian when applying for jobs and trying to rent or buy housing, according to a new poll. Immigrant Asian Americans were also much less likely to report multiple forms of individual discrimination, including violence and sexual harassment, than their counterparts born in […]

First-Ever Tracker Of Hate Crimes Against Asian-Americans Launched

Posted on February 27th, 2017 by imprentacomm

John Lu (left), Reynold Liang (center) and David Wu (right) during a news conference in Queens, N.Y., after being the victims of a hate crime in 2006. New York City council member David Weprin (second left) and John C. Liu look on. After years of declining numbers, hate crimes against Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders are […]

16 quit commission for Asian American, Pacific Islanders since Trump’s election

Posted on February 27th, 2017 by imprentacomm

  (Photo: White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders) WASHINGTON – Ten members of the President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) submitted their resignations in a letter addressed to President Trump Wednesday. The resignations resulted from Trump’s policies that have “adversely” affected AAPI, according to a letter dated Feb. […]

DNC Chair Candidate Ellison Unveils Asian American and Pacific Islander Engagement Strategy

Posted on February 13th, 2017 by imprentacomm

As part of his bid to be the next chairman of the Democratic National Committee, Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison unveiled an engagement strategy for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) Friday morning — the first of the declared DNC chair candidates to release a plan aimed at engaging the fastest-growing racial group in the country. […]