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Unformatted text preview: Return of Hong Kong to mainland China Taiwan’s uncertain future incr. immigration Chinese in the U.S. (3) 2/3 Asians foreign born. Mostly in CA, NY Chinese Americans value education. College & graduate degrees with professional employment. Mostly in upper and middle classes. Recent immigrants not as educated and work in low-paying jobs. BI-POLAR population. 2 Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month: May 2008 Report Education 49% Asians ages >25 have a bachelor’s degree compares with 27% all Americans ages> 25. 20% Asians have graduate (master’s or Asians have graduate (master s or doctorate) or prof. degrees compares w 10% for all Americans ( Source : 2006 Am. Comm. Survey) Household Income $64,238 median household income for single-race Asians in 2006, the highest among all race groups ( Source : Income, Poverty, and Health Insurance Coverage in the U.S.: 2006)...
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- Spring '11
- Chinese American history, recent immigrants, Chinese Student Protection, Chinese-American Experience Film