- Does spying from China make people more suspicious of Chinese Americans?
- Two South Asian comedians: a Pakistani in Western Australia and a multilingual Indian Québecois
- Language, immigration, and restaurant labor
- The usual excuses for not breaking down Asian American stats in nationally representative surveys
- Becoming a Canadian citizen may cost you more
- Asian Americans for immigration reform
- Dried kimchi?
- Using “shapely” women to lure Americans to pre-war Vietnam
I wrote a short post about undocumented Asian immigrants in the United States for Asian-Nation. According to Department of Homeland Security estimates for January 2011, five of the top 10 countries of birth for undocumented immigrants were in Asia: China, the Philippines, India, Korea, and Vietnam. Persons born in these five countries make up about 10% of the undocumented population in the US.
Every time I go home for the holidays I like to pick out an old photo album from the back of the closet and flip through the pages to see how far my family has come since the 80s and 90s. Since both sides fled Vietnam during the war, carrying with them only the essentials, we have just a handful of photographs from before 1980, or so I thought. Continue Reading →