Tag: Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month

House Votes to Oust Term 'Oriental' from Federal Law

By Sheryl Estrada Rep. Grace Meng represents the Sixth Congressional District of New York encompassing the borough of Queens. She is the first Asian American member of Congress from New York State. Photo credit: ClotureClub.com The U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed legislation this month removing all references to “Orientals”…

Report: Whites No Longer Majority, Asians Largest Immigrant Group

By Sheryl Estrada Photo by Shutterstock By 2055, use of the term”minority”in regards to race will be obsolete as no racial or ethnic group will be a majority in the U.S., according to a new report. In “Modern Immigration Wave Brings 59 Million to U.S., Driving Population Growth and Change…