Second, traditionally disadvantaged groups of color such as Blacks, Native Americans, and Hispanic/Latinos still seem to lag behind in several socioeconomic measures.
These groups of color are joined by Cambodians, Hmong, and Laotians (and to a lesser extent, Vietnamese), all of whose relatively low achievement rates are undoubtedly due to their refugee status.
On the other hand, a few Asian groups may exhibit a few very positive achievements but on the whole, do not possess the same attainment levels of other Asian groups and Whites.
All of this just goes to show that we need to be especially mindful of the specific histories, experiences, and characteristics of unique racial/ethnic groups and that we cannot automatically assume that just because they share some general similarities that they are all alike or that there are no differences among them.
Asian Indians have the highest rate of being in the Labor Force, while somewhat surprisingly, Japanese have the lowest.
Regarding educational attainment, Asian Indians have the highest rates -- an astounding 64.4% have college degrees while 12.5% have an advanced degree (a law, medical, or doctorate degree).His money will be used to transition some of Harvey's most vulnerable victims - the elderly, poor and those with special needs - from temporary shelters into permanent housing, Houston mayor Sylvester Turner said.At a press conference on Monday, Hoang said: 'I am here to thank the American people who allowed me to come to this country as a refugee in early 1975 at the age of 31.'I am here to pay back, contribute and show my gratitude to this great country.'Speaking to the Houston Chronicle, he added: 'Dr. "Thanks to the American people's help, I have realized some small dreams.In examining the Asian American population and comparing it to other racial/ethnic groups such as Whites, Blacks, Hispanics/Latinos, and Native Americans, it is just as important (some would say even more important) to consider socioeconomic characteristics, in addition to population distributions.With that in mind, below are statistics and demographics from the 2000 Census on how the eight largest Asian American ethnic groups compare with each other and with the other major racial/ethnic groups in the U. To view the full-size table of statistics, click on the graphic below.