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CNN Guest Called Out For Using Asians To Defend Trump After ‘Shithole’ Comments

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majority immigrant, from being addressed and ignores the diversity of experiences within the group. ‘ data-reactid=”12″>The idea of Asians as the “good immigrants” ― wealthier, better educated and higher skilled ― is a harmful stereotype that pits Asians against other communities of color, often only to the benefit of white people. The model minority myth keeps serious issues in the Asian-American community, which is majority immigrant, from being addressed and ignores the diversity of experiences within the group. 

The Washington Post at the time the report was issued.’ data-reactid=”14″>“It doesn’t really make sense to compare recent Chinese, Korean or Pakistani immigrants who are working in tech and engineering jobs to people who came as refugees in the 1980s and their working-class descendants,” Philip Cohen, a sociology professor at the University of Maryland, told The Washington Post at the time the report was issued.


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