Tag: Asians

U.S. Rep. Judy Chu (D-CA) (2nd L) announces new legislation to protect a woman's right to abortion during a news conference with (L-R), U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) (C) and U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel (D-FL) in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill November …

Dem. Rep. Chu: ‘Anchor Babies Is A Slur’

Rep. Judy Chu (D-CA), the first Chinese-American woman elected to Congress, slammed GOP presidential candidate Jeb Bush Tuesday for defending his use of the term “anchor baby” by arguing that the term “is more related to Asian people.”

Asian schoolgirl (pain_amp1013 / Flickr / CC)

California College Counselor Advises Students to Be ‘Less Asian’

In the midst of a heated lawsuit alleging Harvard holds Asian students to a much higher standard during its admissions process, some college admissions counselors in California and elsewhere are coaching Asian American students to appear “less Asian” in an attempt to help them be accepted into the nation’s most elite schools.