Bowing to pressure from within their party, Democrats in the Legislature on Monday abandoned an attempt to repeal California’s voter-approved ban on affirmative action in the state’s higher education system.
A push to change California’s affirmative action law at public universities is losing steam in the State legislature after several Asian-American lawmakers pulled their support for the bill.
The push to bring back affirmative action at California’s public universities is hanging by a thread. Several state lawmakers who previously supported the bill have now reversed course, amid a backlash among the Asian-American community.
Asian-Americans are now making up the bulk of the Bay Area’s high-tech workforce, according to the latest numbers. Despite these gains, the numbers aren’t being reflected in senior management or on company boards.
New research indicates that nearly a third of likely Asian American voters have yet to decide who they’re voting for in this year’s presidential election, a significantly higher total than the general population.
The federal government has released thousands of historic West Coast immigration records to the public, shining a light on Pacific migration patterns.
Asian-Americans will soon have a new way to connect to their past. Immigration documents, some of them 100 years old, will be made available to the public at a facility in San Bruno.
A Bay Area lawmaker is calling for a boycott of companies that advertise on Rush Limbaugh’s radio show after the conservative commentator refused to apologize for mocking China’s president.
State Senator Leland Yee of San Francisco is calling on conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh to apologize for mocking Chinese President Hu Jintao’s speech Wednesday.