Asian Americans An Untapped Force for the Environment, and Other News

By The News May 15, 2009

Survey Sheds Light on Female Immigrant Experience A poll conducted by New America Media reveals distinct challenges female immigrants face upon moving to the U.S. Many women sacrifice professional employment status upon arriving in this country. LA Times Asian Americans for the Environment The California League of Conservation Voters Education Fund has found that an overwhelming majority of Asian Americans in California identify themselves as environmentalists, and would actively take part in voting for pro-environment issues. Public News Service San Diego Seeing Latinos Leave Despite its close proximity to the Mexican border, San Diego County is actually not the likeliest final destination for Latino immigrants. Besides beginning to favor mainly highly-skilled jobs, the County’s fragmented Latino population has pushed Latinos up to L.A., or out of the state. San Diego Tribune