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Chinese Voters in New York Tack Right, Posing a Challenge for Both Parties

Republican Lester Chang’s unexpected election win in Brooklyn raises questions about the future of Chinese American politics.

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Chinese Media Dissects Defeat of Mayoral Candidate John Liu

New York’s Chinese community does not appear ready for the post-Liu era.

A senior tenant in Chinatown at a street exhibition of gentrification in the neighborhood held by grassroots organizations in 2005

With a Shrinking Immigrant Population, Manhattan’s Chinatown Ponders Future

Manhattan’s Chinatown lost population over the past decade. New Census figures showing the decline have added to an intense debate about the future of the historic neighborhood.

A census help center in New York's Chinatown.

Census Drives Hope in New York’s Chinese Immigrant Neighborhoods

Recent victories by Chinese candidates are helping the census drive this year, but New York’s Chinese community has already seen how the census count has helped to shape its political power in bitter and joyful ways.