The Power of Words and the NBA’s Silver Lining

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Current and former players, coaches, NBA sponsors and corporate partners applauded Silver for taking swift and decisive action. “Sentiments of this kind are contrary to the principles of inclusion and respect that form the foundation of our diverse, multi-cultural and multi-ethnic Continue reading The Power of Words and the NBA’s Silver Lining

Asian-Americans Role in Immigration Debate

Asian-Americans are taking an active role in the current immigration debate.  The bill that passed the Senate in June has a section, which, if made into law, would ban citizens from sponsoring naturalization of siblings and children age 31 and Continue reading Asian-Americans Role in Immigration Debate

High Expectations For Asian Students Drive Performance

Is the American education system producing talent that can carry the U.S. forward in a competitive global economy?  With a 77 percent high school graduation rate, the U.S. is ranked 22nd of 28 nations with measurable data by the Organization Continue reading High Expectations For Asian Students Drive Performance

Immigration Reform Poised to Radically Shift US Demographic

The pending immigration overhaul could usher in a new wave of highly skilled immigrants from China and India.  Over time, this immigration influx from Asia could result in a huge transformation of the racial and ethnic fabric of our country. Continue reading Immigration Reform Poised to Radically Shift US Demographic

Skilled Labor Pool Propels U.S. Economic Growth

The most recent unemployment report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) showed that while unemployment remains steady at 7.6 percent, there continues to be a shortage of skilled labor.  According to BLS data, those that have a bachelor’s Continue reading Skilled Labor Pool Propels U.S. Economic Growth

Asian Dreamers, A Path to Citizenship

As Asian-American Pacific Islander Heritage Month draws to a close, it is an important time to celebrate the significant contributions that this community has made towards the U.S. economy.  There are an estimated 17.3 million U.S. residents that are of Continue reading Asian Dreamers, A Path to Citizenship