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Anti-Asian Sentiment During Pandemic Leads to Cancellation of Student Visas, Rise in Hate Crimes

Stop AAPI Hate found a connection between the GOP’s hateful rhetoric against China and recent plans to cancel Chinese students’ visas, according to a press release from the group. The group was founded by the Asian Pacific Planning and Policy Council (A3PCON), Chinese for Affirmative Action (CAA) and the Asian American Studies Department…

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”…

STUDY: Asian-American Financial Diversity Overlooked

By Michael Nam Photo by Shutterstock Are Asian-Americans so very wealthy Media reporting of late suggests a monolithic rise of Asian-American prosperity, but a new study breaks down financial data among the various sub-groups in the Asian-American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) demographic to show a nuanced view of the various…