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Asians outnumber Hispanics among new immigrants to the US

by Damien Tomkins
Asians are now the fastest growing immigrant group in the United States, according to a new report by the Pew Research Center. The steady rise of Asian immigration has coincided with a precipitous drop in the number of immigrants from Latin America, especially Mexico. In 2009, the number...
Americans in Japan represent a sizable share of country’s international population. In 2010, the Japanese government counted 50,667 registered foreigners from the United States living in Japan; a number that does not include over 33,000 military personnel and their dependents stationed...

May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

by Aaron Siirila
May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, a celebration of the history, contributions, and culture of Americans from Asia and the Pacific Islands. As we reported earlier, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders make up 5.6% of the American population – 17.3 million – and...

Asians in America: Asian Population Fastest Growing in the US, Increases in Nearly Every State

by Grace Ruch
According to a new data recently released by the US Census Bureau, Asians and Asian Americans grew faster than any other race group in America in the last decade. The 2010 Census reported last year that 17.3 million people who identified themselves as Asian or Asian American resided in...
The town of Palisades Park, New Jersey, sits close to the George Washington Bridge, one of the main commuter thoroughfares into New York. Until the 1980s, the town was mostly Italian-American, with inexpensive houses and its share of vacant storefronts and buildings. But now, Korean...

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