Between 2000 and 2010, there has been a 40% increase of NHPIs migrating to the mainland United States, where they become eligible to vote in all elections. In the 2012 presidential election, the NHPI voter turnout was close to 80%.

Maine-China Ties Cross into New Sectors

by Melissa Newcomb
The economic ties between China and Maine are growing beyond traditional export products, as the relationship includes new fields like medical tourism and increased student exchange.

Chinese Buyers Look for Florida Real Estate

by Meghana Nerurkar
Chinese buyers are the biggest group of foreign purchasers of US homes, and Florida is one of the hottest real estate markets.

Asian American Electorate to Double in Coming Decades

by Nate Schlabach
Asian Americans are likely to have greater influence in future elections as the voter bloc will more than double in the coming decades.

US Communities Welcome Burmese Refugees in Record Numbers

by Lincoln Lin
The number of Burmese refugees resettling in the United States has increased dramatically in recent years, and US communities from Oklahoma to Pennsylvania and elsewhere are organizing to integrate their new residents.

US Making Efforts to Resettle North Korean Refugees

by Cheolwoo Lee
By welcoming refugees and allowing the legal adoption of North Korean children that have fled their country, the US is playing a growing role in resettling refugees from the Hermit Kingdom.

Japanese Art Thrives in the Twin Cities

by Chad Westra
Japanese art and culture are being promoted in Minneapolis and St. Paul thanks to a large donation to the Minneapolis Institute of Art and the efforts of a local Japanese artist.