Karthick Ramakrishnan

University of California, Riverside

Guest

Professor and associate dean of the University of California, Riverside's School of Public Policy and director of AAPI, a project to make data on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders accessible; co-author of The New Immigration Federalism; director of the National Asian American Survey; contributor to Taking Local Control: Immigration Policy Activism in US Cities and States

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More than half of Asian Americans say they plan to vote for Joe Biden in the election.

Most Asian Americans pick Biden, except for a growing number of Vietnamese and Indian Americans

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Kamala Harris is both the first Black woman and the first South Asian woman to appear on a major party’s presidential ticket. Her mother is Indian.

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Presidential hopeful Andrew Yang addressed his supporters in Iowa on Monday night: “I’m a numbers guy. We’re still waiting on numbers from tonight.

Andrew Yang blunts Republican appeal for some Asian Americans

Presidential hopeful Andrew Yang addressed his supporters in Iowa on Monday night: “I’m a numbers guy. We’re still waiting on numbers from tonight.

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