Korean-Americans for Trump: Hearing from an emerging minority within a minority | Immigrant Connect

By Sam Brief, Medill, Immigrant Connect When he observes Korean-American neighborhoods in his hometown of Los Angeles, Joseph Kim is not pleased. “I have never seen the Korean-American community in such bad shape in my life,” says Kim, a database services manager. “I see this firsthand. Small businesses are going out of business. For the…

Pence Remarks at Asian American Event

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Vice President For Immediate Release May 17, 2017 REMARKS BY VICE PRESIDENT MIKE PENCE AT A RECEPTION FOR ASIAN AMERICAN AND PACIFIC ISLANDER HERITAGE MONTH The Vice President’s Ceremonial Office 6:04 P.M. EDT THE VICE PRESIDENT:  Well, thank you so much.  I’m very humbled by that warm introduction and…

VP Pence Greets U.S. and South Korea Troops for Easter Sunday

Vice President of the United States Mike Pence is spending Easter Sunday with both U.S. and Republic of Korea military troops. Proud to represent @POTUS & the U.S. in South Korea today – here are some scenes from Day One of my Asia-Pacific trip. #VPinAsia pic.twitter.com/j4eAEXsNhb — Vice President Pence (@VP) April 16, 2017 #VPinAsia…

An Interview With an Asian American Trump Supporter | Asia Society

Lisa Shin, the daughter of South Korean immigrants, explains why President Trump’s position on immigration appeals so much to her. Over the last quarter century, Asian Americans have become increasingly reliable voters for the Democratic Party. 2016 was no exception. Despite Donald Trump‘s victory over Hillary Clinton last November, Asian Americans preferred the former secretary…

Korean-Americans hope stronger ties with US

Many Korean Americans are still upbeat about robust cooperation between Korea and the United States as well as Asia despite new U.S. President Donald Trump’s threat to nullify the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade pact.  On Jan. 19 (EST), some 1,000 people attended a gala hosted by the Trump-Pence Asian Pacific American Advisory Committee and…