More Than 800,000 Eligible Asian Immigrants Fail to Apply for US Citizenship

More than 800,000 Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) in California are eligible for citizenship but are not yet naturalized, according to a 2008 report issued by Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees. … ‘If we even got half of [them naturalized], we could change the whole electorate landscape of California,’ said Stewart Kwoh, president and executive director of Asian Pacific American Legal Center of Southern California (APALC), a long-time legal services provider and a civil rights organization for Asian American and Pacific Islanders (AAPI).”

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I'm the creator of 8 Asians and one of the editors. While I'm a regular blogger to the site as well, think of my role as Barbara Walters on "The View," except without the weird white hair. During the day, I'm a Developer for a major Internet company and live in the San Francisco Bay Area. I've also been writing in my blog,, for seven years.
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