Chinese Kids Are Coming to America for High School

The United States is a big draw to young people from Red China looking for education, and as a result they are by far the biggest group of foreign students attending US universities — 29 percent in the 2012-13 academic year. (In that year, the number of “international” students was the highest ever at 819,644, [...]

Chinese Scribbler Expresses Solidarity with Illegal Aliens

An MSNBC talking head, Richard Lui, has outed himself as a grandson of illegal aliens of the Paper Son variety, an odd category that occurred through an accident of history.

As it happened, the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire destroyed the city’s hall of records (shown below), including birth and immigration records. Conveniently, the disaster [...]

San Francisco: Chinese Tribalism Is Alive and Well

According to the SF Chronicle, the big Asian buzz in Chinatown is how appointed Mayor Ed Lee is not a real Lee. The horror!

The rumor is that his immigrant father bought into the powerful clan when he arrived as a Paper Son. That status arose out of an act of nature that Chinese exploited: when [...]