the California legislature had zero Asian Americans among its 120 members. That
same year marked the launch of the Center for Asian Americans United for Self
Empowerment (CAUSE), a nonprofit founded to address this lack of
Assemblyman Upendra Chivikula holds the title of being the first Indian American in the New Jersey state legislature and the fourth Indian American to be elected to a state legislature. Now he has his sights set on Congress.
Last week, the House of Representatives voted on the Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act (PRENDA), a bill sponsored by Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ) to fight “a war on unborn little girls” among Asian immigrants. But does such a threat...