Jose Antonio Vargas: Don’t Ignore Asian-Americans In Unauthorized Immigration Debate

10/19/18 Contrary to what’s reflected in the mainstream media, the Asian undocumented population is far from negligible. There are an estimated 1.7 million undocumented Asian-Americans living in the U.S., and they make up more than 15 percent of the total undocumented population, according to AAPI Data. Perhaps even more surprising is that within a 15-year period ? from 2000 to 2015 ? the group’s unauthorized population more than tripled, making Asian-Americans the fasting growing undocumented group in the country. Key Words: Asian, API, Legal