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Chapter 8: Solution-Focused Approach with Asian Immigrant Clients
The Asian population in the United States is the fastest growing racial group (U.S. Census Bureau, 2012). There are 14.7 million “single-race” Asians living in the United States. When Asians of multi-race backgrounds are included, the number of Asians reaches 17.3 million, constituting 5.6% of the total U.S. Population (U.S. Census Bureau, 2012). This number has jumped dramatically since the last census in 2000, when Asians (single-race and multirace Asians combined) totaled 11.9 million.
People of Chinese heritage make up the largest group of Asians in the United States, at 3.3 million people. If those who have partial Chinese heritage are also included, the number is even greater, at 4 million. Filipinos and Asian ...