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

Karthick Ramakrishnan on KCRW

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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