Archive for April, 2018

Why Trump’s Census Change Could Hit Asian-Americans Especially Hard

Posted on April 11th, 2018 by imprentacomm

  The Trump administration’s decision to add a question about citizenship to the census does not bode well for Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders, civil rights groups fear. Research has already shown that the minority group is significantly undercounted in the survey, with one-fifth of Asian-Americans and one-third of Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders living in […]

Asian-Americans rejected by Harvard need to resist the anti-affirmative action narrative

Posted on April 11th, 2018 by imprentacomm

There is a story about race-based college admissions that holds particular sway over Asian-American students like I once was — my father wrote away for my Harvard application before I was out of diapers. It’s backed up by some cherry-picked data and a conservative activist group that wants to end all affirmative action, and it […]

Asian-Americans, a Sleeping Political Giant

Posted on April 11th, 2018 by imprentacomm

Virginia is the clearest example of a state that has moved to the left politically. After decades as a Republican stronghold, it has voted Democratic in every top-tier statewide race — president, senator, governor — since 2010. But as well-known as Virginia’s transformation may be, one major cause of it hasn’t received much attention: Asian-American […]