Tag Archives: Mission San Jose

Where White means Mediocre: High-Skilled Asian Immigrant Enclaves

“Are you taking AP [Advanced Placement] courses?” “Oh no, I’m white.” – Conversation overhead by a teacher in Cupertino. Stanford sociologist Tomás Jiménez has been studying immigrants and the communities they live in, and he recently published what he found … Continue reading

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The Wealthiest Asian American Neighborhoods

“When you get past the first gate, you drive in for a while and then you have to get through another gate in order to get to her house.” “You mean she lives in a gated community within a gated … Continue reading

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