Indian Americans[ edit ] The model minority label also includes South Asian communities, in particular, Indian Americansbecause of their high socioeconomic success. But, Indian-Asians face a type of racism and discrimination, despite their Model Minority status, that other Asians do not face. One of the forms of this is discrimination based on religion, whether that be Hinduism or Islam - it influences their treatment.
Due to the high number of Indians in South Africa, in official documentation the designation "Indian" is used to refer to both South- and East-Asians.
The Australian Census includes four regions of Asia in its official definition. Defined by the — Australian Census, three broad groups have the word Asian included in their name: Aspinall of the Centre for Health Services Studies, University of Kentrecommends privileging the term "South Asian" over the term "Asian", since the term "Asian" is a "contested term".
Census Bureau definition of the Asian race is: SinceIndians and all other South Asians have been classified as part of the Asian ethnic group.
Prior to that many South Asians had been checking 'Caucasian' or 'Other'.
Someone reporting these ancestries but no race would be classified as "Asian". Taylor forensic art professor at the FBI AcademyQuantico, Virginiasaid that the term "Asian-derived" is a modern-day euphemism for the " Mongoloid race " and it includes "Native Americans" and "various Asian groups".
Ishii, the article's author, said, "Although many countries use the term 'Asian' referring to people living on that continent, in reality, Asian usually refers to peoples of EastSoutheastand South Asia.The September/October issue previews state legislative elections and what voters will face on statewide ballot measures.
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