The main challenge came from the ethnic and racial relations of these communities and other immigrants as well as the natural habitats. The impact of these two communities’ immigrations has proven to have both negative and positive impacts. The Asian Americans are Americans who have an Asian descent. These are American citizens who trace their origin in places like Southern Asia, Far East and Indian subcontinent. They currently form approximately 4.8% of the total United States population. The Asian Americans form the significant minority group in America with most of them found in Hawaii, California, Boston and Chicago. Compared to other immigrants, their ethnical and racial terms have markedly changed through the American history. The Latinos/Hispanic on the other hand comprise of approximately 47 million of the American population. This immigrant group speaks Spanish and traces their origin back in Spain. However, most of the Latinos/Hispanic Americans came from Asia. Most of them are believed to have come from Cuba, Mexico and Puerto Rica. The group is considered as one of the minority groups in America and their racial composition has been dominated by individuals identifying themselves as white. The Latinos/Hispanic population is fast growing and young as a result of the high birth rate and immigration contributing positively to the United States population gains. The two communities have had great impacts in different sectors in America. Politically, the Asian Americans have been regarded as having high political level incorporation in relation to their voting population. They have actively participated in the country’s high levels occupying several offices at state, local and national levels. This has led to the minority group being a political target in the United States as it has proved to influence the political wave although not to a great extent. Some high ranking officials from Asian origin include Daniel Inouye who is a Senator, with several governors including; George Ariyosh, Gary Locke, Ben Cayetano and Bobby Jindal. The Latino and Hispanic Americans have a varying trend in their political view depending on their background and location. However, a majority of them support and identify themselves with the Democrats while a few of them are associated with the Republicans. Those from Colombia and Cuba are often in favor of the conservative ideologies thus support the Republicans while those from Puerto Rica and Mexico favor liberals thus associate themselves with the Democrats. Now that the Hepatics from Mexico and Puerto Rica form the lager group, the Democratic Party has held a stronger position in this community. The Asian immigrants’ contribution in the medical sector has been remarkable as it has changed the medical sector in America with the rapid increase of medical practitioners of Asian origin. These physicians are mostly from Philippines and India. The importation of foreign medical staff has served as a solution to the alarming increase in the United States population. The Hispanics and the Latinos have dominated the business sector with most of them owning or heading big businesses in America such as The Coca-Cola Company, Arte Moreno, Colorado Rockies and Goya Foods. Goya Foods is the largest food company owned by the Hispanics. Robert
Your Instructor Asian Americans and Hispanic/Latino Americans The recent decades have witnessed a dramatic increase in the immigration patterns from the Asian countries and Latin America. This trend has consequently led to a profound reshaping of ethnic and race relations in America which has been regarded as the world’s immigrant’s premier destination…
Advocacy for the control of Diabetes in the Native American Community Introduction Diabetes is currently one of the severest health problems confronting Native Americans. Diabetes is not only a major health problem for old Native Americans but also for the young ones.
Since Asians are a minority in USA, they have to face several problems due to this deprivation or discrimination. The four types of discriminations I will be discussing in this essay are- double jeopardy, Institutional discrimination, Glass ceiling and Reverse Discrimination.
Today in USA there are even non-profit organizations and associations, like the Korean-American Management Association that devote resources to enhanced intercultural communications (Jandt, 2004). Especially for big cultural subgroups, like Asian-Americans who amount to 4% of US population (Wikipedia, 2006), it is increasingly important that cultural specifics do not impair social status in a country of diverse cultures and equal opportunities.
1999). The social practices and cultural models that we call multiculturalism form the experiences, perceptions, and behavioral repertoires of immigrant and native-born Latinos in ways not seen in preceding eras of large-scale migration. A hundred years ago, there indeed was no culture of multiculturalism celebrating however apparently and ambivalently ethnicity and communities of origin.
Sucheng Chan's understanding of the facts behind the immigration of Asian Americans and the changes that they undergo as they try to fit in a new community is rather personal. As an immigrant herself, she knew what was going on in and out the systems of living that the Asian Americans needed to deal with as they try to be a part of the new community.
At the time when the United States was under the British colonization in the 16th century, Asian Americans came to the country for settlement. At the beginning of the mid-sixteenth century, Spain's Manila galleon trade between the Philippines and Mexico which took Mexican and Peruvian silver from Acapulco and Callao to Manila.
It persists to be an insult to the national conscience ("Hate Crimes").According to the FBI,the US hate crime rate in 2007 was15.3 percent and 4.3 percent were victims in an anti-Asian bias ("Hate Crime Statistics").
The 1982 documentary movie "Who Killed Vincent Chin," directed by Christine Choy and Renee Tajima, portrayed how the hate crime happened towards an Asian American during the 1980's.
It is washed by the Gulf of Thailand and Andaman Sea.
The population of Thailand is about 59 million people. For about 90% of the Thai are Mongoloid in origin, but their complexion is lighter in color, compared to Kampuchean, Malay and Burmese neighbors.
Although both African and Hispanic Americans can be categorized as amongst the earliest arrivals to this country, the fact remains that members of either group tend to rate lower on the educational scale than others, and that an element of persistent racism continues to impede their socio-economic and occupational mobility, on the one hand, and their public, political participation, on the other.