Asian Americans

CA, NV Lawmakers Push To Make Ethnic Studies Course Mandatory For Public High School StudentsProposals that would make a class in ethnic studies mandatory for all high school students are being considered by legislators in California and Nevada. The bills would make the courses a graduation requirement.
Apple Reveals Most Workers Are White, Asian Males, CEO ‘Not Satisfied’ With DiversityApple primarily relies on white and Asian men for its top-paying technology jobs, feeding the perception that Silicon Valley's economic boom is largely excluding women, blacks and Hispanics.
Democrats Scrap Plan To Bring Back Affirmative Action To UC, CSU Admissions 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.
Phil Matier: Asian-American Lawmakers Pull Support For Affirmative Action PushA 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.
Push To Bring Back Affirmative Action At UC, CSU Faces BacklashThe 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.
Asians Make Gains In Bay Area Tech WorkforceAsian-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.
Phil Matier: Many Asian American Voters UndecidedNew 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.
Historic Immigration Files Available For Viewing In San BrunoThe federal government has released thousands of historic West Coast immigration records to the public, shining a light on Pacific migration patterns.
San Bruno Facility To House Asian-American Immigration DocumentsAsian-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.
State Senator Yee Seeks Boycott Of Limbaugh AdvertisersA 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 Yee Calls For An Apology From Rush LimbaughState 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.
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