Asian American Suicides on the Rise, and Other News

By The News Aug 13, 2009

Report Finds Increase in Asian Suicides A recent report from the Center for Disease Control found an increase in the number of young Asians who commit suicide. One writer investigates the historical roots of competition and high expectations that some young Asians experience in their families and communities. H&R Block Agrees to Uphold Affirmative Action Policy After a heated lawsuit, the business has agreed to invest $1.1 million to recruiting contractors of color to help construct its new downtown location in Kansas City, KS. Detained Families Set to Leave TX Within Months The Department of Homeland Security plans on deporting or releasing detained families at T. Don Hutto facility in Taylor, TX to their former countries or the new family detention center in Pennsylvania before the new year.