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…

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…

Against Everything Trump

by Chang Se-moon I have heard people saying that Trump is against immigration, against Hispanics, against Muslims, against women, against capitalism, against globalization, against democracy, and against everything. We might as well change his first name from Donald to “Against Everything” He may well be against all of these.  As a rare Korean-American who predicted Trump…

A Sovereign God Helped Trump Win

by Daniel Jang Choong Gook, Ph.D  I was introduced to the Trump campaign HDQT at Trump Tower before the RNC convention through Trump’s Miss Universe PR company to which my daughter Rose Jang, a world-renowned crossover soprano belongs. Initially, the camp asked me to rally support among Korean-Americans.   Since then, I set up various colleagues…

Korean Americans for Trump: Virginia

.@mcamesffx highlights the incredible involvement of Asian Republican groups w/ @FairfaxGOP #LeadRight2016 pic.twitter.com/WCw5eQG8dy — Melissa Fwu (@MelissaFwu) October 29, 2016 Trump had a tidal wave of volunteer, grass roots support, which was not reflected in the polls, by the pundits.  Harold Pyon, chair for Korean Americans for Trump VA, reports: -August 10:  Korean TV Interview…