A new report finds that immigrants outpaced native-born Americans in starting new businesses last year.
Hundreds of demonstrators, including mothers of some 9/11 victims, gathered in Times Square on Sunday to protest Rep. Peter King’s (R-NY) planned congressional hearings on the radicalization of American Muslims. Aswini Anburajan and Mohsin Zaheer report.
The Miss AsiaNYC beauty pageant aims to create awareness and establish a supportive community for transgender Asian women in New York, and to reveal just how profoundly the members of this group are on the margins of society.
News India Times is looking to the web as well as print to attract new readers. Read the third part of our series on ethnic newspapers’ survival strategies.
Writer Suketu Mehta arrived in Jackson Heights in 1977, having moved with his family from Mumbai. He recently toured the neighborhood with Urban Omnibus, an online publication of the Architectural League of New York focused on new ways of looking at and intervening in the built environment of New York.
A spectacular parade in the heart of Chinatown kicked off the Chinese lunar new year 4709. Larry Tung brings us an audio slideshow of New Yorkers ringing in the Year of the Rabbit.
While Amy Chua’s recent essay has created a new image of Chinese parenting, many different parenting styles are practiced by Chinese Americans.
Aswini Anburajan’s Indian immigrant parents set high standards for her and her younger sister. One sister followed the rules, the other defied them, with surprising results for the entire family.
The measure would have provided Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to undocumented Pakistanis after the country’s catastrophic floods last year.
Ethnic Pashtun immigrants can’t return home because they are considered too “American,” but in the U.S. they are profiled as terror suspects.