Asian Pacific Americans are the second fastest growing group in the USA, having increased in number from , in to 7 million in and over 12 million in the Census count. Between and alone, the estimated number of Asian Americans has increased by 3 per cent, up from 13,, to 14,, This increase was due to immigration , people and natural increase , people. Of the Asian American population in , the largest ethnic group was the Chinese, numbering 2. The proportion Asian Americans who spoke a language other than English at home ranged from 47 per cent for Japanese to over 90 per cent of Cambodians, Laotians, Pakistanis and Vietnamese.
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Asian Americans - Wikipedia
Asian Americans are Americans of Asian ancestry. The term refers to a panethnic group that includes diverse populations, which have ancestral origins in East Asia , South Asia , or Southeast Asia , as defined by the U. Census Bureau. Although migrants from Asia have been in parts of the contemporary United States since the 17th century, large-scale immigration did not begin until the midth century.
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Gerald L. Curtis :: Now, as in other capitalist market economies, the most powerful interest groups tend to be the interest groups of businessmen, of labor, and of agriculture. In Japan, the businessmen are organized into four major interest groups. The most important one is an organization called Keidanren [Japan Federation of Economic Organizations].