A study by Pew Research CenterAsianis the latestvoteThis shows that approximately 60% of Asians claim that they have been discriminated against because of their ethnic origin; Additionally, 63% of respondents believe that anti-Asian discrimination does not receive the attention it deserves.
This survey revealed that Asian people are discriminated against in various forms. 78% of respondents said that even if they were born in the United States, they are still treated like foreigners, including having their names mispronounced, being told to go back to their country, sometimes -Sometimes speaking one language is looked down upon. Apart from English, and were even treated as if they did not speak English.
Anti-Asian hate crimes have increased during the coronavirus pandemic. 32% of respondents noted that since the outbreak, other Asians living in the United States have been threatened or attacked because of their ethnicity.
37% of respondents have been called offensive names. Among them, 57% of Asian adults born in the United States and 30% of Asian immigrants to the United States have been called offensive names.
Asian adults who grew up in the United States are more likely to experience discrimination than those who immigrated to the United States as adults. Reasons include that people who grew up in the United States are more aware of discrimination and hold more discrimination than other Asian adults. Non-Asian friends and adolescence in the United StatesCasteism,
South Asian respondents had the lowest rate of being called offensive names at 29%, while Asians from East Asia and Southeast Asia had the lowest rates of being called offensive names at 41% and 39% respectively. However, Asians from South Asia were the most frequently stopped during security checks, up to 35%. More than double the 14% in East Asia and 15% in Southeast Asia.
An Indian-American woman in her 30s, who was born in the United States, participated in Piyou’s 2021 study. She said that major changes have taken place after the September 11 attacks. Her parents placed American nationality stickers on the street, outside the house, mailbox, etc. Now, I am often stopped by Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agents while waiting in line at the airport.
55% of respondents have never heard of the term “model minority”, but nearly 60% of Asians have been labeled with this label and are considered wealthier and have particularly strong academic abilities in math and science. . A Chinese man in his 20s who was born in the United States also participated in the survey. He said that it seems like they are considered excellent and successful and very smart, but that’s not necessarily the case.
Racial factors also affect the work and lives of Asians. One in five Asian Americans claimed they have been discriminated against in the workplace, nearly one in 10 said neighbors made things difficult for them, and nearly one in 10 said they were stopped by the police. , searched or interrogated.
The survey by Pew Research Center was conducted between July 2022 and January 2023 among 7,006 Asian adults living in the United States, including people of Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Filipino, Indian and Vietnamese descent. They are the six largest Asian groups, accounting for approximately 81% of Asian adults in the United States.