19.5 million Asian Americans live in the U.S. today, making up nearly 6% of the nation’s population. In comparison, there are 55 million Hispanics (approximately 17% of the population) and 42 million African Americans (approximately 13% of the population).
You’ve heard it before. The United States is a “nation of immigrants.” People from around the world have come to the United States in search of economic opportunity, freedom from persecution, and the “American Dream.” For the most part, we celebrate our immigrant heritage in our monuments, our popular culture, our family history projects, and […]
In 1898, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of Wong Kim Ark and safeguarded birthright citizenship for millions. Birthright citizenship is in the news again thanks to the release of presidential candidate Donald Trump’s immigration plan on Sunday. Under a section of Trump’s plan titled “Defend The Laws And Constitution Of The United States,” the […]